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A better budget remedy than the Buffett rule

You end your editorial on the Buffett Rule ("The Buffett Rule backlash," April 13) with the question, "Where will the $50 billion come from to balance the budget, if not from this minimum tax plan?"

Here's the answer: From less spending!

George B. Wroe, Glyndon

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