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https://act.credoaction.com/sign/ocasio-cortez_taxes?t=2&akid=31148.1167330.D86ySP

 

Sunday night on "60 Minutes," progressive champion and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez floated the commonsense idea of taxing the super-rich at 70 percent.1

 

Right-wing Republicans are going crazy and corporate Democrats are joining in. Grover Norquist compared the proposal to slavery. House Republicans condemned her. The head of a pro-Trump super PAC dismissed

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez as "a little girl."2,3

 

America saw massive economic growth and less inequality back when our top tax bracket was even higher than 70 percent.4 Rep. Ocasio-Cortez has economic research and historical fact on her side – but with

Trump Republicans going after her, we need to show that we have her back.

 

Stand with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Tax the super-rich.

 

It is only a matter of time before the misogynist in the White House starts attacking Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, too. The administration already went after her in a statement after she correctly pointed out, in the same "60 Minutes" interview, that Donald Trump is quite clearly racist.

 

All Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is proposing is going back to the shared prosperity prior to Reagan's nonsense trickle-down economics. Super-rich Americans paid 70 percent tax on all income over $218,000 – around $700,000 in today's dollars – the day Reagan was sworn in. Since then, the richest families have hoarded most of the country's wealth while wage increases for everyone else have stalled.5

 

We can pay for massive infrastructure investments like the Green New Deal the same way we do wars and Republican tax cuts – through deficit spending. The difference is that the Green New Deal will make America more secure and prosperous in the long-run. Though an increase in top tax rates could produce revenue, taxing the super-rich is a good idea because it will rein in inequality and produce shared prosperity.

 

Nobel Prize-winning economists like Peter Diamond and Paul Krugman support a top tax rate of more than 70 percent. Obama economist Christina Romer thinks it should be over 80 percent. That's the level at which the economy keeps humming – but the super-rich cannot amass political and economic power.6 

 

Corporate Democrats and their Wall Street backers know this and will soon join Trump Republicans in attacking Ocasio-Cortez. We need to have her back.

 

Stand with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Tax the super-rich.

 

Thank you for speaking out.

 

https://act.credoaction.com/sign/ocasio-cortez_taxes?t=2&akid=31148.1167330.D86ySP

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I'm for the petition, but it requires an e-mail for advertising, so not that one.

 

Evil Grover Norquist - what's 'slavery', the wealthy paying a fair tax or the wage slaves getting such a tiny amount having to make up for tax cuts for the rich?

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Shared prosperity. Sure. As soon as you share the actual work. 

 

Its so so easy to see through these Marxist, socialist, communist entitlement monkeys. 

 

Lets hope karma strikes and steals every dime you’ve ever earned and you end up in skid row. 

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18 hours ago, merrill said:

https://act.credoaction.com/sign/ocasio-cortez_taxes?t=2&akid=31148.1167330.D86ySP

 

Sunday night on "60 Minutes," progressive champion and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez floated the commonsense idea of taxing the super-rich at 70 percent.1

 

Right-wing Republicans are going crazy and corporate Democrats are joining in. Grover Norquist compared the proposal to slavery. House Republicans condemned her. The head of a pro-Trump super PAC dismissed

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez as "a little girl."2,3

 

America saw massive economic growth and less inequality back when our top tax bracket was even higher than 70 percent.4 Rep. Ocasio-Cortez has economic research and historical fact on her side – but with

Trump Republicans going after her, we need to show that we have her back.

 

Stand with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Tax the super-rich.

 

It is only a matter of time before the misogynist in the White House starts attacking Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, too. The administration already went after her in a statement after she correctly pointed out, in the same "60 Minutes" interview, that Donald Trump is quite clearly racist.

 

All Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is proposing is going back to the shared prosperity prior to Reagan's nonsense trickle-down economics. Super-rich Americans paid 70 percent tax on all income over $218,000 – around $700,000 in today's dollars – the day Reagan was sworn in. Since then, the richest families have hoarded most of the country's wealth while wage increases for everyone else have stalled.5

 

We can pay for massive infrastructure investments like the Green New Deal the same way we do wars and Republican tax cuts – through deficit spending. The difference is that the Green New Deal will make America more secure and prosperous in the long-run. Though an increase in top tax rates could produce revenue, taxing the super-rich is a good idea because it will rein in inequality and produce shared prosperity.

 

Nobel Prize-winning economists like Peter Diamond and Paul Krugman support a top tax rate of more than 70 percent. Obama economist Christina Romer thinks it should be over 80 percent. That's the level at which the economy keeps humming – but the super-rich cannot amass political and economic power.6 

 

Corporate Democrats and their Wall Street backers know this and will soon join Trump Republicans in attacking Ocasio-Cortez. We need to have her back.

 

Stand with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Tax the super-rich.

 

Thank you for speaking out.

 

https://act.credoaction.com/sign/ocasio-cortez_taxes?t=2&akid=31148.1167330.D86ySP

 

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