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Tax Rich Liberals

fdroese Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 8:46 AM
The republicans need to hire professional negotiators to get the spending cuts that are needed. Boehner has already let himself get bamboozled by obama and is on the verge of going along with the tax increases without the spending cuts. England has proven that it doesn't work and is now wondering where its disappearing millionairs have gone. The republicans always lose the negotiation!

Republicans have been forced into a Hobson's choice of either letting the Bush tax cuts expire for everyone or agreeing to a tax hike on the top 2 percent of income earners (not to be confused with "the rich," who have already made, inherited or married their money).

If Republicans object to the Democrats' hitting job creators with a tax hike, three things will happen: Taxes will go up for everyone; Republicans will be seen as the "party of the rich"; and the inevitable economic collapse will be blamed on Republicans.

If Democrats were merely trying to raise...