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Make the Democrats Own the Obama Economy

j011254 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 3:06 PM
I am in partial agreement with Ann on this. We should give the Democrats exactly what they want in terms of higher taxes. Let the Bush era tax cuts expire in total and keep sequestration in as well. This way the Democrats get their tax rate increases and the huge reduction in the Defense budget they have been crying for since Clinton's Peace Dividend. This is a win-win for the Democrats and they will then own the economy

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...