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Author: tedhimself 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 19483  
Subject: Re: Obama on payroll tax Date: 6/16/2008 8:59 PM
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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.

Ted
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