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Business Executives at White House: Save Us! Raise Their Taxes!

Barbara B Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:47 AM
It's amazing that he slipped right out of this mess and wasn't held responsible. I would like to know how the housing collapse had anything to do with Bush. The derivitives packaged by many, including the very greedy, knew they were bundling bad paper. It affected the whole world economy. Bush was as surprised as most of us. I saw the loo on his face when he told the country what was going on. No one has been held accountable, but Bush and it wasn't his fault.

Don’t worry, folks. All is well.

Barack Obama “gets” it.

"The president gets it," says the chief executive officer and chairman of Honeywell, in a Reuters article.

“David Cote, chief executive and chairman of Honeywell,” says Reuters, “told reporters that Obama understood a combination of tax measures and reforms of social programs will be necessary to address the so-called fiscal cliff and beyond that, the deficit.”

I’m really glad that Obama met with business leaders to straighten out that pesky “tax” thing that the rest of us have been so confused about. I’m equally comforted that the major wire services...