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  •  Indeed. (4+ / 0-)
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    Matt Z, KJG52, Egalitare, james321

    This is the main difference in the USA.

    Regressive Tax Code and a working class deluded to think that is in their favor.

    What about my Daughter's future?

    by koNko on Sat Feb 05, 2011 at 07:39:47 PM PST

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    •  Yup, it's OK to believe you can get ahead... (1+ / 0-)
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      koNko

      Americans somehow seem to all think that in their short lifespans they will be able to make a billion dollars and become Bill Gates. That's a wonderful attitude, but they don't realize that if Bill Gates isn't taxed a bit more, they will never have the tools he had -- like good education and health care -- to reach his position in society.

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