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White House Pretends Taxes Haven't Gone Up on Middle Class After Fiscal Cliff Deal

College Prof 56 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 1:48 PM
And it worked so well that people actually bought gas and groceries with that money. It had the "stimulative" effect of allowing people to eat. So, how is being upset that your paycheck is now short a week's worth of groceries "Tea-Bircher lunacy?" Yes, the public is catching on... to the fact that if Obama's lips are moving, he's lying to them. The middle class has not yet seen how badly they will get shafted, especially when big inflation starts to rear its ugly head.

Despite Americans seeing a two percent jump in their Social Security taxes and less money in their bank accounts after the fiscal cliff deal was signed via auto pen on behalf of President Obama last week, the White House is pretending rates stayed the same. In an email to supporters yesterday, White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe wrote:

Hello --

I'll tell you what keeps driving me every day: the knowledge that people like you have our backs.

When President Obama asked you to make your voices heard to keep taxes from...