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Herbert Hoover Obama?

D G Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 11:01 AM
1,266,000 workers laid off since election. Last week's unemployment claims were 393,000. Combine that with prior two weeks and the total is 1,266,000. (457,999+416,000+393,000)
Once again, President Obama dodged the key fiscal-cliff issues at a campaign rally/press conference Wednesday morning. Campaign-style, he argued that the middle-class tax cuts (below $250,000) must be renewed in order to prevent a $2,200 average tax hike from hitting middle-class folks. He added that a middle-class tax hike would cost consumers $200 billion in spending power.
Okay, fine. But no one wants to raise middle-class taxes. That’s not the issue. And even if those numbers are right, they dodge one of the key points in the dialogue between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner. Namely, what to do about top...