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A Bloomberg.com article is out this morning about the Conservatives losing their grip on the Parliament of Great Britain.

The article begins with this quote:

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said his government will announce additional measures to increase taxes on the rich, while ruling out a so-called mansion tax wanted by his Liberal Democrat coalition partners.

"Cameron Says Further Action to Be Taken on Taxing the Rich" By Kitty Donaldson and Robert Hutton - Oct 7, 2012 Bloomberg.com

After years of austerity and tax cuts for those at the top, it looks like David Cameron is having a change of heart.

Ed Milleband, Labour Party leader, is adding a few tidbits of his own:

The leader of the opposition Labour Party, Ed Miliband, last week used his own keynote conference speech to accuse Cameron of “writing a check to each and every millionaire in Britain for 40,000 pounds” and pledged to keep the income-tax rate at 50 percent if Labour takes power in 2015. He said Labour is now the party best able to represent people of all backgrounds and incomes.
Right now, the poll numbers favor Labour.
An Opinium poll in the Observer newspaper put Labour at 41 percent, the Conservatives at 30 percent, and the Liberal Democrats at 9 percent. YouGov polled 1,782 people Oct. 4 and 5, and Opinium surveyed 1,965 adults Oct. 2 and 4.
Opinium is the name of the polling group. It is not a misspelling of opinion. I know, looks like opium and opinion mixed together. Well, this is Great Britain, home of Sherlock Holmes.

Can we all try to blast this across the United States as a look to our future if the Republicans get power, again?

The British even had one of the most successful Olympics in recent memory. It looks like that didn't even help. They are still in a double-dip recession.

Looks like the Brits are getting smart, again.

I love them.

Later.

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