Morning Briefs

Pelosi Democrats Long for the Return of Carter Era Tax Rates

Super-rich Democrat lawyer and wife long for the return of the 70% tax bracket.

Barry said he was deeply worried about the country. “I was born on the day of the 1929 stock market crash, so I’ve lived from the Great Depression to the Great Recession,” he said, “and I must say I’m amazed by how little progress we’ve made. We stopped regulating. We dropped taxes to unsustainable levels. I spent a good part of my life in the 70% tax bracket. It didn’t discourage me from working,” he said, referring to the supply-side argument that lower tax rates spur enterprise. “It made me work harder. My father lived with 90% rates during World War II. I’m actually mystified by the greed now. I don’t understand families like Koch brothers,” he said referring to the Republican Tea Party bankrollers. “They have so much money. Why do they need more?”

So, why don’t these rich twits just give 70% of their wealth to the Government and leave the rest of us alone.

Know your place, prole. -

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