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Subject:  Greeks do what Tea-Baggers Can't Date:  1/12/2013  2:38 AM
Author:  intercst Number:  1852458 of 2111748

The Greek parliament has approved a series of unpopular tax rises aimed at boosting revenue in line with Athens' commitments to international creditors.

The measures, approved overnight, introduce a new top tax rate of 42% for Greeks earning more than 42,000 euros (£34,700; $56,000) a year.


If we brought Mitt Romney and his ilk up to a 42% marginal rate, a lot of the deficit problem would be solved.

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