Death and Taxes: Don't Die in 2013

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    Many people believe that Congress will compromise on a $3.5 million exclusion, however who knows what will happen if the Dems win? How many different ways have they concocted to "screw the rich"?

    Estate planners must be quite busy these days.
     
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    Well it's just not fair that the rich get to give their kids their money, looks, values, work ethic, IQ, religion, and love. As the liberal destroyed the black family we should now allow them to destroy all families in America.

    Good old fashioned communes would be the best way to create liberal equality in the next generation.
     
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    They'll end up agreeing to a compromise that reduces the rate and raises the exemption relative to current law. As for the ethical argument, the estate tax encourages people to do productive things instead of having an aristocracy (or at least more of one than we already have).
     
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    When the aristocracy coalesces into a political organization how long until we can expect our experiment in self government to become an oligarchy of the very wealthy?

    IMO we are well on our way to becoming a Plutocracy with the passage of Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission (558 U.S. 50 (2010).

    Free speech? No way, this is equal to yelling "Fire" in a precinct - those with the biggest bucks come together and create a climate of hate and fear to influence an election.
     
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    too stupid as usual. The estate tax discourages saving!! Savings = investment in Econ 101. An economy grows on savings while the estate tax encourages us to waste our money or not earn it at all rather than earn it and save it.

    See why we are 100% positive a liberal will be slow.

    We have the tax because it panders to the class envy/warfare sentiment promoted by Barry and Karl.
     
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    no doubt!!!! with 40 million corporations that compete with each other they will all get together and become our rulers!!!

    See why we are positive a liberal will be slow, very very slow??


    A liberal will fear corporate rule even as Barry just got in bed with the entire health care industry????
     
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    those with bucks acquired them with intelligence and hard work in stable societies. Such people are less likely to create fear and hate than illiterate class envy/warfare liberals, looking for welfare entitlements, who are openly hateful from the get go!!
     
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    Inheritance doesn't require much in the way of intelligence or hard work. Or were you talking about a world with a fair-sized estate tax in which wealth accumulation might have some relation to individual merit?
     
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    I'd say the kids of Jobs Gates and Buffett have 10 times the intelligence and work ethic of liberal ghetto kids. The kids at Harvard very often have parents who went to Harvard. Do you know what it takes to get in there? Kids who are destined to inherit money work the hardest of all because the parents understand what it takes to earn and keep money in a capitalist society, while liberal ghetto kids don't!!

    See why we are positive a liberal will be very very slow? Is any other conclusion possible??
     
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    And it sticks it the white man which is an added bonus I'm sure... :clap2:
     

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