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Bush Tax Cuts For The Top 1 Percent Cost The Nation $708 Billion And Counting

By Zaid Jilani  

"Bush Tax Cuts For The Top 1 Percent Cost The Nation $708 Billion And Counting"

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As the 99 Percent Movement continues to shine a light on the nation’s economic inequality, the National Priorities Project and Citizens for Tax Justice have highlighted one tremendous benefit the richest 1 percent of Americans have received: the Bush tax cuts. They have a running counter of the cost of these tax cuts to the nation’s treasury. As of this writing, these tax cuts cost $708,864,663,944:

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