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  •  I wasn't overtaxed in the 90s, (4+ / 0-)
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    Armando, notrouble, emal, Willa Rogers

    I'm even less taxed now, and all I can say is my income has not gone down. I made between 50 and 65 k a year in those years and seem to remember that my federal income tax was running close to 1 k a month by the end of the decade. And there was no break being given on FICA then either.

    Is my memory faulty, or did W have at least as great a reality-distortion field as Steve Jobs?

    Moderation in most things.

    by billmosby on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 11:23:50 AM PST

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    •  What was the median wage growth for the 10 years.. (0+ / 0-)

      ..going into the Clinton tax hikes?

      Let's get the same median wage growth over a 10-year period.

      Then we can start discussing a tax hike on the working and middle-class.

      Learn about Centrist Economics, learn about Robert Rubin's Hamilton Project. www.hamiltonproject.org

      by PatriciaVa on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 11:31:20 AM PST

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