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  •  But "take all the money the rich have" is a ... (2+ / 0-)
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    wsexson, RandomNonviolence

    ..straw man. Nobody is making that argument. And Saez and Piketty themselves say between 45% and 70%. My view is that, as progressives, we should start the ask high and, as we extract other concessions, lower it in negotiations. This, of course, requires that we be in a position in which negotiations are entered into in good faith and with our having the clout to make our political fear us and respect our clout. Right now, they do neither

    Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

    by Meteor Blades on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 10:19:54 PM PST

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