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Taxman to Middle Class: 'Bend Over'

davidfarrar Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 11:09 AM
And when the working class does suddenly realize their have been backing the wrong horse, who will they turn to if the Republican Tea Party pledge of Taxed Enough Already has been broken by 'moderate' Republican congressional members? ex animo davidfarrar

President Barack Obama in 2008, and again during the 2012 election, promised absolutely, positively no tax hikes on the middle class. The rich, however, must pay more: "It's not me being stubborn, it's not me being partisan -- it's just a matter of math."

How does Obama intend to pay for our cradle-to-grave welfare state? Why, by charging the dastardly "millionaires and billionaires" who "can afford to pay a little bit more." No more extending the Bush-era tax rates for the rich. To do so, Obama tells us, would "cost" $700 billion -- over 10 years. So this "break"...