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Class war ?

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By now you have probably seen Jon Stewart’s take on Warren Buffett‘s Op-Ed on raising taxes on the rich, if not it’s here:

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-august-18-2011/world-of-class-warfare—warren-buffett-vs–wealthy-conservatives

However, no one seems to be posting links to the original Op-Ed, so here it is:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/15/opinion/stop-coddling-the-super-rich.html

Here is a response to Mr Buffet’s Op-Ed by another billionaire Charles G. Koch

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/275099/koch-responds-buffetts-call-tax-hikes-daniel-foster#

Here are two responses in response to his statement that the past several years have had a massive increase in government spending (it’s been going on for a while):

http://www.businessinsider.com/government-spending-2011-7

http://www.businessinsider.com/us-budget-deficit-2011-7

An article about giving to charity which is kind of a response to Mr.Koch’s assertion:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/22/magazine/22FOB-wwln-t.html

Finally, for those of you who watched the complete story on The Daily Show, the source for the comments about how American poor aren’t really poor;

http://blog.heritage.org/2011/08/17/one-in-five-children-poor%E2%80%94but-what-does-that-mean/

And a response to mathematical inaccuracies in that story:
http://politicalcorrection.org/blog/201108180008

Read the information provided and watch the video; then actually think for yourself, it’s easy.