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Home - by - November 10, 2012 - 13:45 America/New_York - 26 Comments

You can tax the rich at a 95% rate and it will not make a dent in the SPENDING PROBLEM!!!!!!
Friggin retard.

This obsession is nothing but revenge.

ABC -
President Barack Obama says he won’t accept a plan to avert the so-called fiscal cliff that doesn’t ask the wealthy to pay more in taxes.

In Saturday’s radio and Internet address, Obama says the election showed support for his “balanced” approach and Congress can provide certainty by extending tax cuts for middle-class families.

House Speaker John Boehner says in the Republican address Congress should not raise tax rates on Americans and instead focus on closing tax loopholes, lowering rates and fixing entitlement programs. Boehner says he is hopeful the two sides can come up with an agreement that would pass Congress.

The White House says Obama would veto any legislation extending tax cuts for families making $250,000 or more.

Obama is expected to meet with congressional leaders next week.

» 26 Comments

  1. annie p

    November 10th, 2012

    And guess who went golfing today? What an asshole.

    What is the obsession with $250,000? They do not even try to acknowledge the difference between income and wealth.

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  2. Xavier

    November 10th, 2012

    Own an abacus? He owns the GAO!

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  3. FreeMan & Sarah Voting Early & Often

    November 10th, 2012

    For all y’all having your mortgage through Fanny or Freddy get ready to move cause China Reality is about to come calling on ya.

    Their terms are 100% down, net never.

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  4. serfer62

    November 10th, 2012

    “House Speaker John Boehner says in the Republican address Congress should not raise tax rates on…”

    The Key word is Should, which mean next week when Weeping John promotes tax increases he will include debt hike!

    That & The Establishment nominating jeb bush for prez in ’16 guarantees Komminecrats forever

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  5. Dr. Tar

    November 10th, 2012

    It so cute how Obumsteer thinks the wealthy and their money will actually stay in this country and not pull up stakes and seek more inviting parts of the world. And his approach does wonders for encouranging foreign investment into the nation, why we already have one of the highest corporate income taxes in the world.

    One might think he’s trying to meet a deadline for flat lining the economy.

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  6. norman einstein

    November 10th, 2012

    I keep trying to think of an analogy to this “balanced approach” bullshit.

    This isn’t good but it’s the best I can come up with right now.
    Maybe it’s like a person who is morbidly obese.
    Let’s say he weighs 350 lbs. and consumes 10,000 calories a day. He generally gains 20 pounds a year.
    His doctor tells him that if he keeps eating this way, he’ll be dead in five years. Therefore, he must cut his calories to 5,000 a day. And he also must start exercising for one hour three times a week.

    The guy says he can’t do it…maybe a compromise is in order.
    Doctor Obama comes up with a “balanced approach”.
    OK, then…he’s what you can do:
    Exercise for a half-hour twice a week, and limit your calories to 12,000 a day.

    Dead man/country walking.

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  7. bitterclinger

    November 10th, 2012

    Well, the Allen West recount stuff may be a ways off yet, but Jess Jackson Jr. is going to jail, so there is SOME good news!

    http://cbsloc.al/SDiUXB

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  8. Joe

    November 10th, 2012

    No, he doesn’t own an abacus. And he is so afraid of showing his limitations that he won’t take off his shoes to count past ten. Thus most of his math is suspect.

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  9. Houston

    November 10th, 2012

    The problem is the Republicans are not getting it across that the problem isn’t a lack of “Revenue” it’s a SPENDING problem.

    “Weeping John” (great name Serfer) doesn’t have the cajones to come out and explain the spending. They need to buy an hour of TV time and explain where the spending is and WHERE IT HAS EXPLODED SINCE 2007.

    After the special, it need to be online with data. Then every single member of the Republican party need to get out and spread the word and EDUCATE the morons we have out here.

    We are running a TRILLION dollar deficit every year. We have no budget, so there is no accountability. We bring in less than 3 trillion in taxes and yet spend almost 4 trillion.

    There is NO WAY to cover that deficit with taxes alone. I would consider higher taxes if there were SEVERE cuts in spending. Unfortunately, there are none and I KNOW FROM WATCHING the government they will not spend responsibly if they get more money.

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  10. Houston

    November 10th, 2012

    @Norman That is actually an pretty dang good way of explaining it.

    The Dems are saying if you just give us more pancakes we won’t eat them all.

    We promise. :)

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  11. Diann

    November 10th, 2012

    The sooner we accept that “tax the rich” has nothing to do with solving the country’s financial problems the better.

    “tax the rich” = the war on the makers on behalf of the takers.

    Better nobody is wealthy than someone is wealthy who isn’t me.

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  12. Rick

    November 10th, 2012

    “Balanced approach” means half the country is supporting the other half.

    bitterclinger, JJJ’s negotiations are smoke and mirrors to determine how much he’s gonna have to pay to 0bama for a pardon, whereupon The Miracle Cure for his depression and bi-polarity.

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  13. Dr. Tar

    November 10th, 2012

    @Norman Einstein

    How about the alcoholic model? Where the alcoholic has to hit bottom before facing the need to change ways. In this case 1/2 the country is the co-dependent family that is being dragged down with the alky and the other 1/2 are partying too.

    In our case the bottom has got to be looming larger all the time, given that other nation’s aren’t lending to us any more so the Federal Reserve is buying the Treasury’s I.O.U. and there is only one way to pay that off – print more money. See Mark Stein’s recent column.
    http://www.ocregister.com/opinion/debt-377298-government-trillion.html

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  14. Wyatt, Insensitive Progressive Jerk

    November 10th, 2012

    Well, I’m tired of acting like King Canute and commanding the waves to stop coming, so I’m reverting to my true progressive ways. And by this I mean “what’s in it for me?”

    Sure, I’ll pretend to be concerned about the flagging middle class, I’ll rail against the rampant racism that 100% of white American believes in, I’ll pay lip service to climate change, I’ll bitch and moan about the plight of the poor and the minorities; hell, I’ll even say I support Sandra Fluke’s right to get boned without getting pregnant at tax payer expense, but the only litmus test I care about is “what’s in it for me personally?”

    Oh, and I don’t want to work for it. I just wanted to make that clear as well.

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  15. Carlos The Jackal

    November 10th, 2012

    Haven’t learned from all the wealthy people leaving CA and France when they raised taxes, have they?

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  16. Kevin R.

    November 10th, 2012

    Obama’s idea of a balanced approach:

    a scale with one person on one side of the scale and fifty people on the other side.

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  17. FreeMan & Sarah Intend to Defend

    November 10th, 2012

    Everytime Abba gets played on the radio I cuss.

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  18. Anne

    November 10th, 2012

    A layoff is tough enough for employees to deal with, imagine hearing the crushing news that your office is shutting down just before Thanksgiving and Christmas… Here are some of the business closings that were announced in just the past two days:
    •Caterpillar Inc. will close its plant in Owatonna Minn.
    •Mount Pleasant’s Albrecht Sentry Foods
    •The Target store at Manassas Mall Va.
    •Millennium Academy in Wake Forest NC
    •Target Closing Kissimmee FL Location
    •The Andover Gift Shop in Andover MA
    •Grand Union Family Markets Closing Storrs Location CT
    •Movie Scene Milford Location NH
    •Update: TE Connectivity Closing Greensboro Plant – 620 Layoffs Expected
    •Gomer’s Fried Chicken in South Kansas City
    •Kmart in Homer Glen
    •Fresh Market on Pine Street in Burlington
    •AGC Glass North America to permanently close its Blue Ridge Plant in Kingsport Tenn.
    •The Target store at Platte and Academy in Colorado Springs
    •The Roses store on Reynold Road in Winston-Salem NC
    •Bost Harley-Davidson at 46th Avenue North and Delaware Ave. in West Nashville TN
    •Townsend Booksellers in Oakland
    •The Kmart store in Parkway Plaza off University Drive in Durham NC – 79 Jobs Lost

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  19. Anne

    November 10th, 2012

    Additional Lay-Offs attributed to Obamacare

    Welch Allyn – 275 employees,

    Dana Holding Corp. – 1,000 (Ohio)

    Stryker – an estimated 1,170 positions.

    Boston Scientific – between 1,200 and 1,400 jobs, while simultaneously shifting investments and workers overseas – to China.

    Medtronic – 1,000 jobs.

    Others

    A short list of other companies facing future layoffs at the hands of Obamacare:

    Smith & Nephew – 770 layoffs
    Abbott Labs – 700 layoffs
    Covidien – 595 layoffs
    Kinetic Concepts – 427 layoffs
    St. Jude Medical – 300 layoffs
    Hill Rom – 200 layoffs

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  20. Sarge

    November 10th, 2012

    The last one out please turn the lights off.

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  21. alphamaser

    November 10th, 2012

    Doesn’t need one. He has the Federal Reserve.

    F*ck you if you don’t like Ron Paul, he is/was right on the Federal Reserve and the fact that we are already over the cliff. A lot of Paultards voted for Obama to escalate the demise under a socialist anti constitutional President.

    I voted for the RINO Romney buying the line that I had to be a good little Republican. What the hell happened to the 2010 roust? Where did the Tea Party go? Where did I go? I voted for Romney… Thanks Ann Coulter thanks Sean Vanity!

    It should have been Palin / McCain (or better) on the ticket in 2008, or Ryan / Romney (or better) then conservatives would have won! Romney is no conservative, just another NE blue blood country club Republican. The GOP needs to wake up and smell the Tea Party or its GOP-GONESVILLE!

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  22. Houston

    November 10th, 2012

    Here is a start for cutting spending. Have Obama work without a salary and give up his pension.

    As he points out, he’s wealthy and doesn’t need the extra money he gets from tax breaks.

    Man up or shut up, Obama.

    Also, tell your fat butt wife to take a staycation this year like many of us have had to do.

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  23. Anne

    November 10th, 2012

    Remember that 8,000 figure for lay-offs when the Obama Administration lies that a net of 200 new jobs were created.

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  24. Bob M.

    November 10th, 2012

    I’m sure they have Biden running the math on this – his socks are off, and his fly is open… :roll:

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  25. FreedomCat

    November 10th, 2012

    Obama’s weekly radio and internet address? Has he done this for awhile? News to me. Sounds like Chavez.
    @Wyatt – I am with you. I am for myself and my kids only. To hell with everybody else. My son has a friend that comes over all of the time with his sisters (4) and they have been constantly asking for food and drinks. His mom is a liberal so I told the kids no more food over here. I DON’T have any to give. I can barely feed my own. I used to be a giving person but f it!

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  26. George Proctor

    November 11th, 2012

    Ban-a-hoe should let the democ rats craft a bill, put it up for a floor vote then every rino, er, excuse me, repub should vote’present’; send the bill (if it passed), to hairy the dipstick, and IF he let it come to a vote, all these rinos, er, excuse me again, shoud vote ‘present’ and let the democ rats have 100% responsibility for killing jobs (further).

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