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GOP Blocks Buffett Rule Minimum Tax for Top Earners - NJMaverick - 04-17-2012 10:30 AM
Quote:April 17 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Senate blocked the proposed Buffett rule that would set a minimum 30 percent federal tax rate for the highest earners, stopping the legislation while an election-year debate on tax policy and income inequality continues.
Quote:Senator Charles Schumer of New York said his fellow Democrats will return to the issue repeatedly and propose the minimum tax to pay for such items as a research and development tax credit or spending for college aid.
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2012/04/17/bloomberg_articlesM2L5GB6JTSE901-M2MQ8.DTL#ixzz1sJeMB4yg
RE: GOP Blocks Buffett Rule Minimum Tax for Top Earners - jaxx - 04-17-2012 10:42 AM
The GOP is once again on record for protecting the rich. How many more times before the people who voted for them realize they got took?