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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2007, 10:02 am

Class Warfare

By Brian Cook

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If the Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee are curious about just what they have to do to enrage the general populace enough for an angry mob to descend upon the Capitol, cut off their heads and place them on bobbing, pointed sticks, moves like this (which maintain the status quo of billionaire hedge fund managers paying less than half of the percentage in taxes than you or I do) are a really, really good start.

Brian Cook was an editor at In These Times from 2003 to 2009. He now works on the editorial staff of Playboy magazine.

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