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

Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:20 AM
17 times Bush tried to get them to audit Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Barney Frank refused every time. How much did Barney get from his buddies who were running them. LOTS!

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...