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Ben Stein Stuns Fox & Friends

by Noah Rothman
9:00 am, October 18th, 2012
Author and economist Ben Stein joined Fox & Friends
on Thursday where he stunned the hosts after he called for raising the
tax rates on people making more than $2 million per year. He said that
he did not think that the United States simply had a spending problem,
and cited the early post-war period as an example of a time when you
could have high tax rates and high growth.

“I hate to say this on Fox – I hope I’ll be allowed to leave here
alive – but I don’t think there is any way we can cut spending enough to
make a meaningful difference,” said Stein. “We’re going to have to
raise taxes on very, very rich people. People with incomes of, say, $2,
$3, $4 million a year and up. And then slowly, slowly, slowly move it
down. $250,000 a year, that

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Added: Oct-18-2012 Occurred On: Oct-18-2012
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