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Let Obama be Obama

aceofwands Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 2:30 PM
He will just use that tax rate as collateral to borrow even more money to give away. Starving the beast is the best way to make it go away. A minimal economy is what's needed...just enough to get by, nothing extra.

After his party's devastating setback in the 2010 midterm elections, Barack Obama was re-elected earlier this month by painting his Republican opponents as heartless in favoring lower taxes for the rich. They were portrayed as nativists for opposing the Dream Act amnesty for illegal immigrants, and as callous in battling the federal takeover of health care.

Republicans countered with arguments that higher taxes on the employer class hurt the economy in general. They assumed most voters knew that amnesties are euphemisms for undermining federal law and in the past have had the effect of promoting more illegal immigration. They tried...