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Biden: Paying higher taxes patriotic for wealthy

Posted By admin On September 18, 2008 @ 10:53 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

DOUGLASS K. DANIEL
AP [1]
Thursday, Sept 18, 2008

Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden said Thursday that paying more in taxes is the patriotic thing to do for wealthier Americans. In a new TV ad that repeats widely debunked claims about the Democratic tax plan, the Republican campaign calls Obama’s tax increases “painful.”

Under the economic plan proposed by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, people earning more than $250,000 a year would pay more in taxes while those earning less — the vast majority of American taxpayers — would receive a tax cut.

Although Republican John McCain claims that Obama would raise taxes, the independent Tax Policy Center and other groups conclude that four out of five U.S. households would receive tax cuts under Obama’s proposals.

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“We want to take money and put it back in the pocket of middle-class people,” Biden said in an interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

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[1] AP: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080918/ap_on_el_pr/biden_taxes

[2] Biden Pushes “Patriotic” Tax Hike on the Rich: http://www.prisonplanet.com/biden-pushes-patriotic-tax-hike-on-the-rich.html

[3] Obama Said to Call for Cuts in Entitlement Spending, Higher Taxes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-said-to-call-for-cuts-in-entitlement-spending-higher-taxes.html

[4] Health plan means bigger deficits and higher taxes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/health-plan-means-bigger-deficits-and-higher-taxes.html

[5] IRS Commissioner: Paying Taxes Is Pathway to Citizenship for Illegal Aliens: http://www.prisonplanet.com/irs-commissioner-paying-taxes-is-pathway-to-citizenship-for-illegal-aliens.html

[6] Obama “Compromise”: More Spending, Higher Taxes, Unlimited Debt: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-compromise-more-spending-higher-taxes-unlimited-debt.html

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