Wednesday, April 22, 2015

'We're with Hillary!'

Or would be, if we were Yanks, say the British Commies;
COMMUNIST Party general secretary Robert Griffiths will launch a manifesto for the 21st century today, claiming that only “the Communist Party is calling in this election for sweeping measures to tax the rich.”
Whose money is it, after all?
He accused the main Westminster parties of colluding with Britain’s tax avoidance industry to deprive the Treasury of tens of billions of pounds each year.

The Communist Party leader, who is standing in Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney, also proposed a “Tobin-type tax” on financial transactions in the City and a “modest” 2 per cent wealth tax on the richest a 10th of the population.
To topple, v. transitive; to overthrow, to defeat. As used in;
In a meeting with economists this year, Mrs. Clinton intensely studied a chart that showed income inequality in the United States. The graph charted how real wages, adjusted for inflation, had increased exponentially for the wealthiest Americans, making the bar so steep it hardly fit on the chart.
Mrs. Clinton pointed at the top category and said the economy required a “toppling” of the wealthiest 1 percent, according to several people who were briefed on her policy discussions but could not discuss private conversations for attribution.
See you at the barricades, Doll.

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