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Here’s Some Gall: Democrats Want to Tax Wall Street

September 27, 2008 | Filed Under 00Publius Contributor, Business, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Media Bias, News, Society/Culture, Warner Todd Huston | 1 Comment

-By Warner Todd Huston

These scumbags really have gall, ya know? First we have Democrats from the Carter administration all the way up to those serving with the Obama campaign being key players in the mess that became our current economic hell and NOW they want businesses to pay for the mistakes Democrats made. Democrats have come up with the brilliant idea of taxing Wall Street to “pay back” the treasury for the bailout.

Reuters is reporting that Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is claiming that she wants to drag down Wall Street even further by levying confiscatory taxes on investors and investment firms if the treasury isn’t paid back in 5 years time.

“If after five years … the CBO decides that the American taxpayer has lost money in this, then there would be a fee on financial institutions,” Pelosi said, adding that she hoped the provision could be part of a final bailout deal.

So, the Democrats are responsible for causing this mess and they want someone ELSE to pay the bill? Democrats have the gall to pretend this is everyone else’s fault!

It figures.
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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as newsbusters.org, townhall.com, New Media Journal, Men’s News Daily and the New Media Alliance among many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs to discuss his opinion editorials and current events. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the new book “Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture” which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of publiusforum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston


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