Obama Administration urges Suicide for Rich & Elderly Americans by Resurrecting the ‘Estate Tax’

Posted on October 31, 2010 by

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Resurrecting the “Estate Tax” as the Obama Administration plans to do is nothing more than encouragement to the sick and elderly that have any net worth left to disembark from life before the beginning of new year.  This greedy legislation that they would like to repress Americans financialy would prevent those with large estates from passing the bulk of the estate on to THEIR FAMILIES.  It forces them to seek a means of death before the 2011 new year so that they may in fact pass the total amount of their SAVED wealth on.  Way to go Obama.  Discourage Saving, Discourage Charity, Discourage Sucuess.  Discourage America.  You sir are a hate filled “Death Monger”!

I'm Kicking it Before Jan 1 2011

CHEYENNE — U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis says some of her Wyoming constituents are so worried about the reinstatement of federal estate taxes that they plan to discontinue dialysis and other life-extending medical treatments so they can die before Dec. 31.

Lummis, a Republican who holds her state’s lone seat in the House, declined to name any of the people who have made the comments.

But she said many ranchers and farmers in the state would rather pass along their businesses — “their life’s work” — to their children and grandchildren than see the federal government take a large chunk.

“If you have spent your whole life building a ranch, and you wanted to pass your estate on to your children, and you were 88 years old and on dialysis, and the only thing that was keeping you alive was that dialysis, you might make that same decision,” Lummis told reporters.

Lummis and other Republicans are fighting to renew the Bush-era tax cuts, which expire at the end of the year. The cuts exempt large inheritances as well as certain wage income, interest, dividends and capital gains. She said the estate tax would go from zero this year to a maximum of 55 percent next year.

Lummis said the children of some people choosing death over taxes told her of their parents’ decision. She wouldn’t identify them and said it would be their decision to come forward.