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Sticking it to the Middle Class

Bruce2142 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 7:46 AM
Well, those of us that knew that this was coming and warned our liberat sycophantic friends, are not surprised! Unfortunately, all of us are now going to suffer for their stupidity and gullibility. I say it's a case of tough love for the useful idiot, low information voters!
MoreFreedom Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 2:26 PM
It's not "tough love", it's more like getting mugged by reality. However, given liberal's inability to see reality when it conflicts with the visions in their heads (like Obama won't raise their taxes) because of the pain of cognitive dissonance, expect many to not learn they were mugged.

Easily duped, millions of voters dutifully believed Barack Obama's and the Democrats' campaign rhetoric that they only wanted to raise taxes on millionaires and billionaires – out of “fairness”.   But, once re-election was in the bag, things changed.  Surprise!

Instead of "protecting the middle class" as the campaign blather promised, Obama insisted on a 2 percent increase in the payroll tax as part of the final legislation.  That will mean significantly higher tax bills for every working family regardless of income level.  For someone making $50,000 per year, the government will be taking an additional $1,000 out of their...