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Washington State’s Initiative 1098, if passed by the voters, will impose a state income tax on the wealthy.

No. No no no no. This is not a good idea.

First, just because you have more money than the average Washington resident doesn’t automatically mean that you gained it unfairly or by taking advantage of other people. The mentality that the rich need to be penalized for having more money than others could be considered jealous and greedy. Like Mark Twain said, the world doesn’t owe you a living. It was here first. (more…)

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