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GOP Strategic Retreat?

Captain-Jeff Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 1:55 PM
Eric, Interesting point. I live in GA where we have a relatively modest state income tax and reasonable property taxes. I was actually aiming at states with high INCOME taxes--that's probably a better way to phrase it. Agree with your basic disgust with taxes in general. I once lived in an area that had a state, a county, AND a city income tax. I had to make extra copies of my W-2 just to file for all of them.
Republicans are divided. President Obama won't budge. And more and more, it looks like the fiscal-cliff deadline of Dec. 31 will be missed.

It's now clear that Team Obama wants higher tax rates and revenue-raising tax-deduction caps to meet their $1.6 trillion revenue target. Spending cuts and entitlement reforms are vague to nonexistent. In fact, it could be that Obama not only rejects the across-the-board budget sequester, but that he actively seeks to raise spending, not cut it.

I guess it stands to reason that if you puff up his $800 billion revenue increase from last year, and double it to...