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Are the super rich entitled to all their money even after they die?

Are the super rich entitled to all their money even after they die?

To the editor: The Nov. 15 op-ed article “Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have more wealth than the bottom half of the country combined” is a poignant illustration of the political power of wealth.

One goal of the Republican tax reform proposals is to completely eliminate the estate tax, an achievement that could signal the end of the American republic. The rich have enormous power as it...

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