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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Democrats Propose Afghanistan War Tax -- "Pay As You Fight"

War_and_taxes_2 Commentary on H.R. 4130, The Share the Sacrifice Act:

For an historical perspective, see War and Taxes.

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Comments

Democrats will soon regret overselling the fiction that all new spending can be financed by additional taxes on the rich. The state of California has tried that policy for decades, and the results are not pretty.

Posted by: AMTbuff | Nov 24, 2009 12:06:18 PM

OK, but if we tried this before, we'd all be speaking German. Or perhaps, British English.

Posted by: mike livingston | Nov 24, 2009 2:08:24 PM