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News: Old, White Liberals OK with Obamacare

Gayle__CO Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 1:09 PM
Life is not fair. I presume "unearned privilege" equates to the children of the wealthy who get a head start in life as opposed to the child of the poor single parent that is at a disadvantage. We can give the poor children the best chance to succeed by giving them a sound education so they have the tools to obtain their goals. I am sorry to say, that our education system is failing to do that. Parents are failing to do their parenting, politicians fail at offering good policies and the poor are suffering. But, so are the middle class who are not getting what they need either. Now that I have thoroughly depressed myself, I better go finish my christmas decorations.

LoninPa wrote: Is Ransom saying that the Senate would never approve the tax bill that they already approved and sent to the house? I know it started out as a non-tax bill with the tax part amended on. But that hardly changes the fact that the Senate voted for it.

What Ransom, pretty much alone, seems to have missed is that the Democrats don't have to vote for a tax hike bill. The Republicans voted for one 12 years ago (extended by a compromise for two years) and it will go into effect in January. The Democrats only plan on passing...