Saturday, July 30, 2005

Republican Lies Exposed On the "Death Tax"

One of the most discussed victories for the Republicans using Orwellian (or in this case Frank Luntz’s) use of language has been over the inheritance tax. By calling this the “death Tax” they spread scare stories of small mom and pop farms and other businesses being victims, obfuscating the fact that the tax primarily affects the ultra-wealthy. USA Today has an editorial exposing many of the right wing claims regarding the inheritance tax.


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