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Make the Democrats Own the Obama Economy

Jerome49 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 6:13 AM
Bill -- Your mother-in-law is no more an idiot than Colin Powell. I would agree that 90% of the black vote will always go to a liberal presidential candidate black or white, but that's not the problem. When nearly 50% of wage earners don't have to pay federal income tax, 46 million are on food stamps and millions more taking rent subsidies, welfare checks and Medicaid, who do you think these people will vote for, someone who promises more of the same or someone who wants to cut back these programs?

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...