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Obama: More Peas for You!

bigdawgworking Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:55 PM
The con is working. They got you thinking that taxing "the rich" actually matters to "the rich". The billionaires do not pay taxes like the rest of us do. Taxing the rich is like wrestling with a pig in mud. Eventually you notice that the pig is enjoying it.

It’s been a year and half since the GOP and Democrats hammered out an agreement that raised the debt ceiling and put us on the lip of a fiscal cliff, threatening mutually assured destruction if a budget deal wasn’t worked out before January 2013.

It made sense for all sides at the time. 

The GOP figured there was a good shot that Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. The Democrats figured there was a good chance shot Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. And Obama was content to do what he did best: run a campaign on TV, eat...