Steve Sack cartoon: Stocking stuffers from Congress

  • Article by: STEVE SACK , Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 2, 2012 - 6:39 PM
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johnmplsDec. 3, 12 7:51 AM

I'm far from the "2%", but I'm tired of this pretending that they are villians and the simply increasing their taxes will resolve the massive overspending that is being done on us "98%-ers". Look at the numbers of what the top 2% actually pay. It's staggeringly high. Look at the "Bush tax cuts": Their taxes were reduced by a small percentage while mine were cut 50%. Be mindful that if we tax the top 2% at 100% of their income, we will still be running a deficit. They need to make more sacrifices to get us out of this, but ALL of us do too. Quit using the easy way to deflect intelligent discussion about the debt.

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elmore1Dec. 3, 1212:38 PM

Sack, if you are implying that everyone should have the same sized sock that sounds like socialism which the President says he is not. I think a better cartoon is 4 more years of the "empty chair". Still waiting to see his proposed cuts...

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arspartzDec. 3, 1212:44 PM

When 47% of the people pay nothing in FIT, or worse are net tax receivers, how can Mr. Sack think his piece is remotely accurate.

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gearrunrDec. 3, 12 2:29 PM

I thought we were supposed to hate the top 1%. It's the top 2% now? Why not the top 3%? I better figure out what % I am, I hope they send out a memo or something before I have to start hating myself.

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