“If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.”
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump
The effective rates on somebody meanwhile most definitely do need to increase. As the top 1% for instance saw their effective rates drop by nearly 24% between 1996 and 2007, we might simply put them back where they were by passing a 28% surcharge on their bottom lines. That would have brought in $122.5 billion just in 2007. And that's just the top 1%.
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