Skip to comments.Austrian chancellor calls for tax on rich in poll campaign
Posted on 10/13/2012 2:15:26 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Austria's center-left Chancellor Werner Faymann kicked off Saturday his campaign for re-election next year with a call for higher taxes and a commitment to the crisis-hit European Union.
Speaking at a party conference of his Social Democrats (SPOe), Faymann said he wanted to raise taxes on the wealthy and bring back an inheritance tax in order to improve "social justice" and curb the "excesses of capitalism."
"In order to increase the number of all-day school places
to 100 percent, we need 500 million ($650 million) per year," he said. "This is exactly the amount that an inheritance tax
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It’s good to see that Austria hasn’t run out of fresh, original and promising ideas. Soak the rich! Why hasn’t anyone ever tried that before?
Damn communists. Tried before, always fails to help the common man.
I’m waiting for an accurate translation from our pResident...
I think the Austrian chancellor should work for free and give us all his money. We deserve it becausehave we have paid for their freedom with our men and machinery.
It isn’t the Austrian army that keeps the Russian bear home
Damn I hate those words. When cornering a liberal humanities professor to define social justice, all he spewed was the socialist/liberal agenda. When I then asked him to compare social justice with equal justice as defined by the US Constitution he proceeded to become absolutely unhinged. It was a good, but unintentional, learning experience for the rest of the students.
So does this mean Johnny depp is not
moving from France to Austria ?