The Top 0.1% Of The Nation Earn Half Of All Capital Gains

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    Do you not know that it takes money to make money? Do you not know it takes capital investments to get new businesses started? Do you not know that most new jobs come from businesses that are less than 5 years old? Do you not know that money flows to places where it gets the most return on investment? Do you not know that US and foreign investors will invest their money offshore it they can make more money elsewhere? Do you not know how stupid it is to disincentivize investment here at a time like this?
     
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    OK let's get back to work and deal with the article's main lie. The rich didn't get a big cap-gains windfall because for the past five years there hasn't been any capital gains, only a $7,062,186,000,000 capital loss. The real life numbers from the Planet Earth are available to all so what we should be reading about is The Top 0.1% Of The Nation Pay Half Of All Capital Losses
     
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    pro┬Ějec┬Ětion (pr-jkshn)
    n.
    Psychology
    a. The attribution of one's own attitudes, feelings, or suppositions to others: "Even trained anthropologists have been guilty of unconscious projection of clothing the subjects of their research in theories brought with them into the field" (Alex Shoumatoff).
    b. The attribution of one's own attitudes, feelings, or desires to someone or something as a naive or unconscious defense against anxiety or guilt.​
    Maybe you and yours haven't looked but most of everyone else know that with real estate and stocks punching new lows that all this goofy 'capital gains talk' is empty rhetoric. Left wing rhetoric for the Marxist base.
     

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