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Jay Carney: SCOTUS Was Wrong about the Mandate, Because Obama Says So

FlatTaxForTheRich Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 6:30 PM
Uber Dave wrote: "If you scream because we have gotten to the point of squeezing blood from a turnip" When we have tax rates on the rich like we did in the 1980's you can use your turnip analogy. Right now we have people like Romney paying 13% tax rates while middle class workers pay 35%.
Ken6226 Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 6:37 PM
But you liberals used to whine that Reagan CUT taxes for "the rich". You people have told so many lies you can't even keep track of them anymore.
Aura Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 6:41 PM
I've always pointed out that Reagan raised taxes 18 times while in office. I never said he lowered taxes on the rich.
Ken6226 Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 6:46 PM
"I never said he lowered taxes on the rich."

Sure you didn't (sarcasm intended).
brimley Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 6:47 PM
Who wrote those tax bills?
Michael1364 Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 6:34 PM
In the 80's everyone just used tax loopholes and special breaks.
As in the past, as it will be in the future, the greatest amount of taxes will be paid by the middle class because that is where the majority of the money is.
McGovern Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 6:33 PM
Romney pays the same rate on capital gains that you and I pay.

He also pays a higher income tax rate than the majority of American taxpayers.

What's unfair about that?
McGovern Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 6:34 PM
By the way, what does that have to do with the increased number of governmental agencies created under Obamacare?

Talk about having your cake and eating it, too: President Obama's various spokesmen are adamant that the individual mandate, which the Supreme Court ruled is constitutional as a tax, is not a tax. Indeed, Roberts' ruling has thrown into chaos the president's messaging machine, which has flopped from one position to the next as political expediency has warrented. Indeed, this whole episode is just more proof that Obama & Co. will say absolutely anything to get what they want, even if they contradict themselves from day to day.

Ben LaBolt, spokesman for the Obama campaign, appeared on television this...