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    Pescadero Bill, happymisanthropy

    allowing my taxes to go up.  I don't WANT them to go up but I can adjust.  

    "You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity"

    by newfie on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 03:02:17 PM PST

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    •  That's the thing, "going up" just means back to (5+ / 0-)

      the Clinton era rates. And IIRC, things were pretty good back then.

      So what changed? Two unfunded wars, Bush tax cuts starving the treasury, and bankster crime spree and their subsequent economy-as-hostage 'handsome ransom' packages.

      You can call that "The Three Shocks™" that enabled the doctrine of austerity we are now celebrating as a "win". And which made possible putting Social Security "on the table".

      Physics is bulls**t. Don't let them fool you. Fire IS magic.

      by Pescadero Bill on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 03:31:18 PM PST

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