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

Charles SWVA Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:50 AM
Holy cow 1960!. "I've ended my four score and ten five years ago," means you ended your four score and ten in 2007. 2007 minus 90 (fourscour and ten) means you were born in 1917 so you are now 95. Why did it take you until 1960, when you were 43, to become Republican? I am now 83 and voted Republican in 1952 (for Ike) when I was 23. Late comer! Anyway, you are doing fine now!
Charles SWVA Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:52 AM
That vote for Ike was cast by absentee in Tokyo. You know, that Korean police action.

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...