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[Why? Fun or not....what does it have to do with restoring the federal estate tax exemption to qualified plans? No disrespect meant but do you know what I am talking about? If no...please visit - click on at Estate Taxes.]

I think that I know what you mean. I think that the whole estate tax should have been abolished. But the bill was vetoed by Clinton and the Congress could not override (because of lack of support by the D's ;-).

Clinton demagogued it as only benefiting the super rich, but that is not the case. The super rich can afford to hire good tax attorneys and spend money setting up tax avoidance schemes. The middle class is the group that is affected. Here in Silicon Valley, a typical house and a minimal amount of savings can easily exceed the married couple exemption. The rest of the country will soon catch up.

Your pox on both their houses attitude seems naïve to me. There is a clear difference between the political parties on taxation issues.

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