Jerry Carr: Rich and suffering

November 29, 2012 

Rich and suffering

Republicans now argue that the “pain has to be shared.” If the rich are to pay more in taxes then Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid have to be on the table.

What pain do the rich feel when they cannot buy their fourth home and their third yacht? Compare that to those who will have to work longer to get the benefits they have earned even though they are in physical pain or exhausted after a lifetime of physical labor.

Jerry Carr

Chapel Hill

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