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HOH’s One-Minute Recess: A Former Staffer’s Patriotic Duty

In the years since he last crunched numbers on Capitol Hill for varied Congressional bosses, including former Sens. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.) and the late William Proxmire (D-Wis.), Rob Johnson has done quite well for himself, making big bucks working at, among other places, Soros Fund Management.

So well, in fact, that hes storming the Capitol today with other patriotic millionaires who claim to be ready and willing to kick in a little or a lot, as the case may be to help quell the mounting budget deficit malaise.

Johnson declined to state how high a tax rate hed personally be willing to shoulder but stands behind the belief that he and his well-heeled compatriots have a responsibility to pick up the slack during times of need.

In a society, you need shared sacrifice, he asserted.

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