Thread: Economics The Fiscal Cliff Approacheth
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:48 AM   #170
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Originally Posted by Direckshun View Post
It's surely to satisfy a campaign promise, first and foremost.

You'd have to be naive to claim that there isn't political (cosmetic) and fiscal ramifications in equal measures, though.
There are practically no fiscal ramifications of raising the top rate a couple of percentage points. How much revenue do you think that will pull in?
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