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Warren’s wealth tax would backfire

Whenever Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is asked how she’ll fund “free” college tuition and her many other promised goodies, she has a ready answer: A 2% annual tax on accumulated wealth in excess of $50 million.

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Roper: Thank the rich this Tax Day

Wealthy taxpayers are something we should want to cultivate, not strip mine or hunt into extinction. So, maybe take some time today as you’re filing your taxes to thank the rich. Imagine what your bill would be without them.