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Estate Tax good. American aristocracy bad.

During the last Bush Presidency, as you may recall, there was a coordinated campaign to eliminate the Estate Tax, which has existed in some form in the United States since the 18th century. Rebranding it the “Death Tax” under the guidance of Republican pollster Frank Luntz, wrote that the term “kindled voter resentment in a […]

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What the rollback of the Estate Tax is costing the American people

I’m not much of a sports fan, but the recent news coverage on George Steinbrenner’s death sent me to the internet looking for the backstory on how he came to be the principal owner of the New York Yankees baseball franchise. (I was curious as to whether or not the team was inherited. It wasn’t. […]

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