Stop coddling the super-rich
Billionaire Warren Buffett urged U.S. lawmakers Monday to raise taxes on the country's super-rich to help cut the budget deficit, saying such a move will not hurt investments.
"My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress. It's time for our government to get serious about shared sacrifice," The 80-year-old "Oracle of Omaha" wrote in an opinion article in The New York Times.
well this is refreshing to hear but why did he wait until now?
by thecounterpunch8 years ago
This is the testimony of Martin Armstrong a well-reknowned hedge fund manager: "At the start of the silver manipulation I was flat. I had taken all profits and closed out all short positions. Silver was trading...
by Ralph Deeds6 years ago
Let me remind you why I’m writing. Just over two years ago, in September 2008, our country faced an economic meltdown. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the pillars that supported our mortgage system, had been forced into...
by mio cid5 years ago
I, being a political junkie listen regularly to the right wing nut talkin heads, and it is really amazing to me that any mention of the subsidies, tax breaks,loopholes that benefit the rich is immediately labeled as...
by GA Anderson4 years ago
Found this on my Facebook wall - So I don't take credit for putting it out there.But... as a basic concept - sounds like a good starting point to meHere is what he supposedly said..."Warren Buffett, in a recent...
by SparklingJewel5 years ago
Warren Buffett, "I could end the deficit in 5 minutes," he told CNBC."You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, allsitting members of Congress are ineligible...
by Nick Lucas5 years ago
I don’t understand this concept that Obama and many liberals keep clinging to…..So allow me to make it simple. If everyone is taxed at say 10% people who make more do pay more as 10% of a greater amount is...
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