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Subject:  Re: Obama on payroll tax Date:  6/16/2008  8:59 PM
Author:  tedhimself Number:  13452 of 20640

Personally, the "donut hole" between $102k and $250k that Obama leaves me scratching my head. Does this make sense to anyone?

It makes political sense. There are a lot of people who make between $102 and $250K that would vote against it. It's much easier to pass laws that would hurt only a small minority of people.

One of the bigger problems of democracy is that the majority can trample over the rights of a minority.

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