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Make the Democrats Own the Obama Economy

Elucidated1 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 11:11 AM
If Ann Coulter can figure this out, why can't the GOP. Put everything on the table: SS, Medicare/Medicaid, defense spending, unsustainable military pensions that shouldn't be taken until 60 years old, raise taxes on the wealthy as Warren Buffett has said. . .revisit Simpson Bowles and get it done. In my opinion, the GOP will say NO until the eleventh hour. . then acquiesce.
westriversd Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 11:38 AM
I presume you would allow the present career military personnel to have the present retirement system for which they have signed contracts? I am sure you would not do the same for the union pensions and medical coverage that has and is breaking many companies.

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...