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GOP Strategic Retreat?

Jims Jab Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 2:24 PM
Just think Obama could request that all the unemployed and under employed stop working, and or looking for work, and collect social services. The nation would be at 100% employment, they could then confiscate all of the income of the top 1%. What could go wrong? What do we do next year?
Stuart95 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 3:28 PM
When the economy starts to improve with any vigor, the millions of people who stopped looking for a job are going to consider resuming their search for employment. The longer the Obama recovery lasts, the larger the flood of people back into the job market.

Unemployment figures will skyrocket. This will probably happen right about time the nation finally tires of Obamanomics, and elects a Repub president.
Republicans are divided. President Obama won't budge. And more and more, it looks like the fiscal-cliff deadline of Dec. 31 will be missed.

It's now clear that Team Obama wants higher tax rates and revenue-raising tax-deduction caps to meet their $1.6 trillion revenue target. Spending cuts and entitlement reforms are vague to nonexistent. In fact, it could be that Obama not only rejects the across-the-board budget sequester, but that he actively seeks to raise spending, not cut it.

I guess it stands to reason that if you puff up his $800 billion revenue increase from last year, and double it to...