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[Susan notes: Krugman's revelations will raise your blood pressure. It should lead to Revolution.]

Submitted to New York Times but not published
05/09/2014

To the editor

I can barely cope with Paul Krugman's revelations in Now That's Rich, (May 8).



I feel shame that we live in a country that pays 25 hedge fund kings more than twice as much as all the kindergarten teachers in the country--while 95%+ of children in our urban schools live in poverty. And we have a Congress that can't seem to raise the minimum wage.



I suggest a return to Hooverism. Wrap your mind around the fact that Herbert Hoover had the nerve to raise the tax rate to 63% from 25% on those making $1,104,000 or more in today's dollars. I'd like to set it at 99%.



Susan Ohanian


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