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  •  and a maximum wage (3+ / 0-)
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    wiscmass, old wobbly, MikeTheLiberal

    while we're at it.

    No American can earn more than 1000x times per year what the poorest American earns.

    •  I have a beef with this, but (2+ / 0-)
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      kaye, wiscmass

      why not simply put in a Rockefeller tax? Any yearly income (inc. capital gains) over a certain point get taxed at a high rate, perhaps 79%.

      This may show my ignorance of the current system of rewarding executives or something, sorry. How many different ways can you be paid that don't count as income on your tax forms?

      Socialism: Aspirin for your social-welfare headaches. (Use in moderation.)

      by Shaviv on Wed Oct 03, 2007 at 12:48:04 PM PDT

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