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Old 09-03-2019, 01:20 AM
Wrenching Spanners is offline
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Originally Posted by GIGObuster View Post
Oh, and about this, saying insipid things such as not "passing the smell test" are silly when one can find with little effort who else does smell it positively.
Thanks for making my point for me. From Bloomberg:
Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, would have to pay $4.1 billion in the first year under U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s soon-to-be proposed wealth tax
Almost all of Bezos’s net worth is tied up in Amazon stock, and such a tax bill could force him to sell some. He currently has $2.5 billion of cash and other liquid assets, according to the Bloomberg wealth index’s net worth analysis.
If Bezos wants to hold onto his stock, that should be his decision, not the government's.