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View Diary: How are the rich getting richer? The more they make, the lower income tax rates they pay. Face palm. (141 comments)

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  •  The Right worships Reagan (0+ / 0-)

    Fine. Reagan said he was satisfied with where taxes were at the end of his 8 years. So, let's go back to then. The top marginal rate was 50%. Capital gains taxes were higher than now.  Windfall profits were still taxed.  Inheritance taxes were higher and applied to more people.  

    "I was not born for myself alone, but for my neighbor as well as myself."--Richard Overton, leader of the Levellers, a17th C. movement for democracy and equality during the English Civil War. for healthcare coverage in Kentucky

    by SouthernLeveller on Mon Nov 04, 2013 at 06:50:29 PM PST

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