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Report: Boehner Proposes Tax Rate Hike on Millionaires, White House Rejects (UPDATE: Or Not?)

bevgrid Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 4:07 AM
Looks to me like the whole mess was well planed and orchestrated to pull America down. The other side is being duked! It reminds me of the story about Burr rabbit who said, ”don’t throw me into the briar patch!” Don’t know why but when it comes to Boehner the verse comes to mind, “touch one of My little one and it would be better that a meal stone be tied around your neck and that you be cast into the sea.”

We had the AP's write-up of this story on the homepage yesterday, but I think it's worth a second look.  Politico initially broke the news, so let's consult the original source:

Speaker John Boehner has proposed allowing tax rates to rise for the wealthiest Americans if President Barack Obama agrees to major entitlement cuts, according to several sources close to the talks. It is the first time Boehner has offered any boost in marginal tax rates for any income group, and it would represent a major concession for the Ohio Republican. Boehner suggested hiking...