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And unfunded direct public spending is a LOT easier to pass than increasing taxes on the wealthy. Which would the wealthy prefer? Oh, for New Deal attitudes about marginal tax rates.

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Nov 25th, 2013 at 08:19:47 PM EST
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