How to tell if you are a Democrat
John F Kennedy:
Our true choice is not between tax reduction, on the one hand, and the avoidance of large federal deficits on the other. It is increasingly clear that no matter what party is in power, so long as our national security needs keep rising, an economy hampered by restrictive tax rates will never produce enough revenues to balance our budget.
...by today's standards
Despite reaching a fiscal cliff deal that raised taxes on high earners, and almost every worker via the payroll tax increase, Pelosi is undeterred in her effort for higher tax revenues.
"The president had said originally he wanted $1.6 trillion in revenue; he took it down to $1.2 as a compromise. In this legislation, we had $620 billion—very significant—high-end tax, changing the high-end tax rate to 39.6 percent, but that is not enough.
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