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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

DelicateLoyalist Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 11:36 AM
"How are small business owners supposed to pay for this 33% increase in the minimum wage. They will need to increase prices and fire employees. Moron." Well, they won't be taxed for one thing, moron. They'll raise the price of services and goods too, moron. We'll have to pay a bit more, moron. Or did you just want to put the pain off for a while longer, moron?
FranksNBeans Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 11:40 AM
They will also fire the least skilled workers Delicate, who will still need to pay the higher prices.
olerocker/bluesman Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:00 PM
And food sales will double maybe triple at the fast food shops, they will be the first to do away with jobs as it has already started ....small business cannot not prevail with higer taxes and obama care plus smaller work force.....look at the whole picture of what is coming next year, and you will see the people is screwed.
ThumpasaurasVox Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 11:38 AM
Are you asserting that raising thee minimum wage is actually a good idea?

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...