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White House Pretends Taxes Haven't Gone Up on Middle Class After Fiscal Cliff Deal

jazzmanJim Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 11:43 AM
Um, my first paycheck for this year was less than the previous. My insurance actually went down (go figure) but my SSI 'contribution' more than made up the difference resulting in $47 less take-home. Not a huge difference but the lesser amount was the result of a tax (SSI) increase. Do they think we're stupid?
TROUBLED_CALIFORNIAN Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 12:26 PM
Apparently YOU ARE if this is a mystery to you.
3204 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 12:45 PM
teh stupid is strong in this Dolt!
Bufa Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 12:07 PM
They know their supporters are.

They just hope they stay that way.
You can't be serious Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 11:46 AM
They're actually betting on it, yes.

Despite Americans seeing a two percent jump in their Social Security taxes and less money in their bank accounts after the fiscal cliff deal was signed via auto pen on behalf of President Obama last week, the White House is pretending rates stayed the same. In an email to supporters yesterday, White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe wrote:

Hello --

I'll tell you what keeps driving me every day: the knowledge that people like you have our backs.

When President Obama asked you to make your voices heard to keep taxes from...