Thomas Sowell points out the hypocrisy of socialist Senator Barry Sanders of Vermont, who desperately tried to filibuster the extension of the Bush tax cuts on the grounds that "the rich" might get to keep more of their own earnings:
When arguing against the tax compromise, Sen. Bernie Sanders castigated "the rich," asking "When is enough enough?" and saying that "reckless uncontrollable greed is like a disease." Such statements are far more applicable to government big spenders and big taxers, who confiscate not only the earnings of today's citizens, but the earnings of generations yet unborn, who will be left a record-breaking national debt.
We, the people, must have limits forced upon us so that the government can have no limits forced upon them.
A philosophy only a socialist - or a tyrant - could love...