Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Estate Tax

Isn't it counter intuitive that the super rich families who stand to inherit vast sums of money would argue against the estate tax on the terms that it would hurt the economy when, if they are sitting on multi-millions, they clearly aren't investing enough in the economy about which they claim to care so much?

We won't get started on the ruthlessly gaudy estates and fancy foreign cars they own.

It is about greed, plain and simple, and it is a shame they have fooled some poor folk into thinking anything otherwise.

The fact that two of the prominent opponents, the Blethens and the Nordstroms, are locals is even more disturbing, if not surprising.

P.S. Anyone who calls it a death tax deserves a titty twister.

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