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

coveyrise Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 9:29 AM
How easily these folks were duped. Of course Obama gets it. He's gotten it all along but he isn't going to change his strategy. Obama knows where all the money comes from and what drives our economy. Unfortunately however, he believes that those who earn it don't deserve it so he's going to take it away and give it to those he deems worthy. Here's how it works for Obama. If you are successful in America it's because of two things. One you were luckier than the folks who aren't successful and number Two you must have taken unfair advantage of either other people or The System everyone else paid for. Therefore you owe more, a lot more, back to the Government to Redistribute. See how simple that is?
Torr Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 10:53 AM
Yup, i think you've summed it up very well.

What still baffles me, though, is that there are thousands of years of history that show that the re-distributive model collapses of it's own fiscal weight every time, but the liberal/progressives are still completely convinced it will work if "they" are in charge of it.

Given the likelihood that NO ONE is that stupid, perhaps it's simply the greed of the governing elitists, and their lust for power that gives them comfort within the web of lies and deceit they weave to reward themselves.

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...