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Letter: Funny thing about those taxes …

Here’s to all you “low information” voters who helped to re-elect Obama because you felt that only the “rich” should pay more taxes, or as you were so incorrectly saying, “their fair share.” Well, just take a look at the first paycheck you receive this year. Your taxes went up. You now pay a 2 percent higher Social Security tax. For you mathematically challenged low information voters, that equates to losing approximately $1,000 for every $50,000 you earn. Aren’t you glad that you voted for only the rich being taxed at a higher rate? Oh yeah, and in case you did not know, Obamacare contains 20 new or higher taxes on the American family as well that just went into effect. Cha-ching.

— Eric Olenick

Anchorage