Millionaires to Feds: Tax Us More — Please!

This is not a joke. There is a group of almost 200 millionaires who have been lobbying the federal government to raise revenue and reduce the deficit by taking more of their money:

Nearly 200 millionaires have signed a letter asking congressional Republicans to consider healing budget gaps with increased revenue — in particular, higher taxes on millionaires — instead of just reduced spending.The group is coordinated by the Agenda Project, a New York think tank, and Wealth for the Common Good, a network of business leaders and wealthy people that promotes “fair and adequate taxation” to support the economy.

How inspiring. Good for them.

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