Monday, August 22, 2011

Angry Millionaire Wants to Kill Dept. of Education and Raise Executive Pay

Ultra-rich old troll Harvey Golub threw his diamond-encrusted Depends around in a fit on the Wall Street Journal opinion pages after he read Warren Buffett’s recent NYTimes op-ed asking the government to raise taxes on the super wealthy, which sounds like “napalm on ur testicles” to an arch-conservative like Golub.

Why pay more taxes when you can eliminate giant swaths of the government completely? “Do we really need an energy department or an education department at all?” writes Golub. No! We do not need heating or spelling! What else should we eliminate? So many things!

Here’s another: Golub in 2010 lobbied to do away with executive salary caps at taxpayer-owned trash heaps like AIG, where Golub was chairman after the bailout. Now there’s a decent use of public money! What else? READ MORE »

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