Buffett Rule' could combat income ine...

Buffett Rule' could combat income inequality, White House says

There are 3 comments on the The Washington Post story from Apr 11, 2012, titled Buffett Rule' could combat income inequality, White House says. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

President Barack Obama's proposed "Buffett rule" would use the U.S. tax code to combat widening income inequality, said Alan Krueger, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

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#1 Apr 11, 2012
The Buffett Rule: The US ruin is due to the rich not paying taxes...

The Trickle Down Theory: The rich steals from the government in order sport their high living expenses thus only a trickle of money goes to the middle and lower classes.

The rich can steal more than the poor hence are more of a threat to an economic collapse.

The poor steal because the rich steal and see them getting away with it, so it becomes a natural tendency among the have not's.

Since: Jul 07

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#2 Apr 18, 2012
Income inequality is a strange obsession, at least to the extent the obsessives focus their policy responses on trying to adjust the condition of the top 1% rather than improving the opportunities of everyone else.

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#3 Apr 18, 2012
If the system locks up like it did in the 30's Buffett will eating road kill like everyone else.

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