Max Speaks Vs Grover Norquist

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Max Speak vs Grover Norquist

Max Sawicky from the Economic Policy Institute who is also the man behind Max Speak, You Listen, was on CNBC and debated Grover Norquist over the Estate Tax and other topics.

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From Max: It was interesting. When confronted with an issue he didn't understand or want to deal with, Grover would say, "Nonsense!", and then go on to make some other irrelevant, spurious point. His two fundamental problems are a) for any given amount of revenue, he can't handle the
question of who should pay more taxes, and who should pay less; and b) thanks to the people he helped to elect, we don't just need to collect the current amount of revenue -- we need a ton of additional revenue, heightening the first problem.

In light of his equating the Estate Tax with the Holocaust, the moral sensibility underlying his accusations of liberal immorality is not very compelling.


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