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    the easiest thing might be to implement a relatively small tax that is set to increase incrementally and then, at the same time, pass a payroll tax cut of a larger amount, like $100 billion more. Then, when it's up and running, we can worry about smoothing any differences.

    It's different if this were to be talked about in, say, 2018 when the economy were better, but if the Democrats were to take back the House in 2014, it should be one of the first things they do. It's probably good stimulus in a number of ways, and the economy will almost certainly need the help.

    "At this point, if the president came out in favor of breathing, [Republican leaders would] tell their caucus members to hold their breaths."--Jared Bernstein

    by bjssp on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 12:16:13 PM PDT

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