While they may be almost synonomyous.... This fund is one way to combat them.. Living in a high tax state (NJ) Heavily Democratic controled. They create debt by the most amazing methods.. But when you have a government that is twice as big as it should be, you have more people on the job thinking of more ways to spend your tax money..And they all get the best of benefits!... If A dem. wins in November, You can count of the Capital gains tax being increased, along with a lot other things that will cause taxes to rise! (IT's the only way they can pay for all the promises that they are making! Tax exempt anything will be a hot issue to be holding!