Well isn't this Al Gore like in it's obvious hypocrisy. A guy who is no longer on a payroll asks the president to raise the taxes of those who are. No problem for him; all his income comes from capital gains. He just wants taxes raised on those who still work.
It bears repeating: anyone who feels the need can give money to the government. They'll accept it gladly.
But did this guy (Doug Edwards) say "I no longer have taxable income so I gave 15% of my net worth to the Federal government and I'd like to see taxes raised as well."? Did he say, "I'd like the capital gains tax raised."?
Nope. He said, in effect, "I'm rich and I'd like to see you raise other people's taxes." What a guy.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Posted by lumberjack at 7:35 AM