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Subject:  How Liberals Think Date:  2/25/2013  4:13 AM
Author:  ggleblanc2 Number:  115841 of 153692

Phil, this is for you.

To reduce the deficit in a weak economy, new taxes on high-income Americans are a matter of necessity and fairness; they are also a necessary precondition to what in time will have to be tax increases on the middle class.

The federal government isn't collecting enough money. There is no spending problem, and as we've seen in other recent articles, a cut in the growth of federal spending, called sequestration, is going to poison the air, pollute the water, and cause thousands of federal employees to have their wages and benefits cut,