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Old 01-03-2013, 04:05 PM   #31
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Default Re: CBO: Fiscal Cliff Deal Ads Nearly $4 Trillion To The Deficit Over The Next 10 Years

Originally Posted by boozehound
this is pure hogwash with no basis in economic reality. Almost every economist agrees that tax rates (still significantly lower that almost everywhere else that is an industrialized country) on personal income have nothing to do with restricting the economy or derailing job growth. Its empty rhetoric.

They're full of bullshit then. Nobody wants to have to pay more. It's ridiculous to think that when you make less money you'll spend the same amount of money into the economy.
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