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Subject:  Re: Repubs vs Dems Date:  10/8/2003  11:31 AM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  126701 of 884191

<<Most Americans pay property taxes on their home each year. In most jurisdictions, property taxes are assessed based on the value of the home which makes it basically a "wealth tax". Bill Gates isn't paying a "wealth tax" on the value of his MSFT shares.


Heck, you aren't paying a wealth tax on your shares, are you. I know I am not. But Bill Gates pays taxes on the home he lives in, while you don't do that, at least not directly.

If you want to promote the idea of a wealth tax, talk to Gray Davis. It looks as though both of you will have some spare time to work on politics.

Seattle Pioneer
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