Billionaires give big to Super Pacs

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    Gee...Why no mention of the scumbuckets who are being bought?
     
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    So, the super rich buy the candidates they want, ensuring that they vote for their best interest. Ya think the tax rate for the wealthy will ever return to pre-W days? :lol:
     
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    We have the best government that money can buy.
     
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    Wow...Talk about the concept going right over your head!

    Pay attention, Skeezix....How many suitors for gubmint tax favors would there be were there no favors to be bought?
     
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    Yep we need a pure flat tax on all personal income with no deductions.
     
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    I recall when there was actually dispute about whether or not political offices were bought....
     
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    The 1913 income tax was just such a structure.

    How has that one worked out?
     

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