I am still a registered Republican.<quoted text>
Obviously you have no idea what a true liberal is;
Just face it, you are not a liberal. You are a narrow minded Progressive s[Socialist!
I am an authentic liberal/progressive who puts the needs of average Americans first and the wealthiest 0.1% last.
They already own most of Congress and do not need any help from me.
GOP Death Tax Fraud Back from the Grave
April 2, 2009 / http://tinyurl.com/b87wedm
In 2001, President Bush waged a largely successful campaign to curb the estate tax. But eight years after denouncing that scourge of the ultra-rich, Republicans have resurrected their "death tax" talking point, complete with its repeatedly debunked claims about the impact of estate levies on small businesses and family farms. Even as they decry the deficit spending the Bush recession has required, Congressional Republicans aided and abetted by some Democrats are pushing an estate tax windfall for the wealthiest Americans that within a decade could drain up to $1 trillion from the U.S. Treasury.
The battle lines have been joined over the expiration of the 2001 Bush tax cuts, which are due to expire next year. Included in that bonanza for the rich was the gradual reduction and temporary elimination of the estate tax. As the Washington Post noted, under President Obama budget, 99.76% of estates would pay no taxes whatsoever:
100 Things You Can Say To Irritate A Republican
16. August 2011 / http://tinyurl.com/b76ytlw