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I write to contest Keith Hansen’s editorial in the Sept. 10 Dispatch in which he concludes that taxing those who make over a million dollars a year on 100 percent of their income would not appreciably reduce our federal deficit. He was using Paul Ryan’s figures, based on IRS statistics in 2008 which, applied then, would have created a surplus of $370 billion.


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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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