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Lawrence Lessig: Congress Owes the One Percent

Posted by admin on Monday, July 7, 2014

Lawrence Lessig Money Quotation saying politicians spend too much time raising money from the one percent instead of representing voter interests. Lawrence Lessig said:

Right now Congress doesn’t answer to us, it answers to the elite few. Members of congress waste 30 to70 percent of their time raising money from the tiniest fraction of the one percent.   — Lawrence Lessig

Warren Buffett: Taxing Billionaires

Posted by admin on Saturday, August 20, 2011

Warren Buffett Money Quotation saying the mega wealthy and super rich won’t hesitate to pay more taxes if they are asked – but congress refuses to ask them for a fair share. President Obama wrote a Tax Proposal he called the “Buffett Rule” based on Warren Buffett tax comments that he pays less taxes than his secretary.Warren Buffett said:

My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress

— Warren Buffett

Buffett Rule Christopher Weyant TheHill

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