Barbara Boxer Has An Idea About What To Do With Your Bonuses

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Either stick 'em where the sun don't shine, or:

Sen. Barbara Boxer, a Democratic Senator facing a serious Republican challenge, is calling for a vote on a bill she introduced that would impose a new tax on Wall Street bonuses. The tax, which would go toward paying back bail out money, would be applied to any bonus amount above $400,000 received by employees of banks that received more than $5 billion in U.S. government assistance. Boxer said on the floor of the Senate this morning, “that I believe reflects fairness and justice and the America way.” It is co-sponsored by Democrat James Webb of Virginia, who has tended to take a more centrist approach toward fiscal policy.

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