Tax the rich to pay for health care?
Rich people do not make an economy strong. What makes the country wealthy is its people.
The Blue Dogs refuse to support the House health reform bill as long as it includes the surtax on the rich. Some Democrats have backed away from their previous statements regarding surtax, fearing they would not be able to pass the bill in the Energy and Commerce Committee, which has 7 Blue Dog Democrats. Richard Wolff, Professor of Economics, talks about his view on this issue.
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