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Colbert: Estate Tax Is An Injustice To Children Of The Obscenely Wealthy (VIDEO)


But he is thankful there are members of Congress like Rep. Steve King (R-IA), who says he fears that families will have to make life-and-death decisions around tax liabilities.

"Yes, we have to stop the Estate Tax from returning as scheduled," Colbert said. "If we don't, we're just punishing all those innocent, God-fearing people who are willing to kill Nana for the extra cash."

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