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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

Dat1guy Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:51 AM
Keep gouging the rich with taxes and they will leave and take their tax revenue with them.
wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:58 AM
Republicans keep telling us they are going to take their ball and go home. But it hasn't happened yet.

Empty threats don't exactly translate into intelligent public policy decisions.
Jon Russo Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 11:10 AM
No elected Republicans are saying that, Teat-sucker.
PhdisReality Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:54 AM
Grow a brain. The "rich" pay less in taxes than the average person. What did Rmoney pay in taxes the last few years? 12%? You and I should be so fvcking lucky.
Jon Russo Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 11:04 AM
"You and I should be so fvcking lucky."

You say that like taxes are a bad thing, Dr Teat-sucker.

Republicans have been asking for the White House's plan for some time now -- well, they finally got one.  Oh my:

House Republicans said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner presented the House speaker, John A. Boehner, a detailed proposal to avert the year-end fiscal crisis with $1.6 trillion in tax increases over 10 years, an immediate new round of stimulus spending, home mortgage refinancing and a permanent end to Congressional control over statutory borrowing limits. The proposal, loaded with Democratic priorities and short on detailed spending cuts, was likely to meet strong...