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Make the Democrats Own the Obama Economy

David238 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 1:52 PM
I agree with Ann 100% on this one. Raise taxes! Spend! Spend! Spend! Imagine you own a small business that is struggling. You come home and tell your spouse that the family needs to cut back. You are argue they the family vacation should be put off, one of the houses sold, and one of the cars sold. Your spouse counters that the family needs "revenue" and advocates for a "balanced" response. Your spouse suggests that the family should take money out of the struggling business's operating budget. The business makes all the money --- it should pay its "fair share" and your spouse will cut back on the rate of growth of what he/she planned to spend next year. This is Democratic budgeting.

One bright spot of Barack Obama's re-election was knowing that unemployment rates were about to soar for the precise groups that voted for him -- young people, unskilled workers and single women with degrees in gender studies. But now the Democrats are sullying my silver lining by forcing Republicans to block an utterly pointless tax-raising scheme in order to blame the coming economic Armageddon on them.

Democrats are proposing to reinstate the Bush tax cuts for everyone ... except "the rich." (Why do only tax cuts come with an expiration date? Why not tax increases? Why not...