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Author: mauser96 Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 459764  
Subject: Re: Warm Fuzzies Date: 4/21/2013 2:26 PM
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No, 1000 page bills primarily get that way to protect the jobs of those that write the bills. Congresspersons. Lobbyists can influence not just with money but by promising votes. Is the home mortgage interest deduction from federal taxes there because of the money of the greedy home builder/ realtor interests or the voting power of the equally greedy home owners? Some of both.

A tax loophole is a deduction that somebody else has, seldom one you have yourself.
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