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Warrren Buffett: The Rich Need to Pay More Taxes

Billionaire Tells Congress the Tax Code Is Unfair to Lower-Income Americans

Gene B. Sperling, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, speaks on ABC’s Good Morning America on November 15, 2007 about why the tax code is unfair to lower-income Americans.

It’s been said there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes.

Now one of those certainties is under attack from an unlikely source: Warren Buffett. Wednesday, the billionaire founder of the investment firm Berkshire Hathaway Inc. went to Washington to ask Congress not to cut his taxes. Buffett says the super-rich should be taxed more, not less.
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