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I always have problems with wealth being taxed because it is expropriation. I prefer a tax on income, regardless of the source of that income (e.g. salary, dividends, rents...).

This might be fine had we not already allowed income distribution to become so skewed towards the top. Since we have, especially in the USA, refusing to tax wealth simply enshrines the existing, destructive pattern.

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Jan 20th, 2012 at 10:50:15 AM EST
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