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Sticking it to the Middle Class

Joe840 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 7:11 AM
Well, Obozo *IS* the second coming of Carter.
MoreFreedom Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 2:24 PM
Carter deregulated the airlines, rail roads, and beer. All with great success. Instead of 14 breweries, we've got hundreds and many more choices regarding the beer we drink. Airline prices are much lower, though Bush really messed up creating the TSA which has made travelling a undesirable experience.

We have a Democrat who deregulated with success, and a Republican who implemented security that's clearly a failure. How's that for ironic?
Ron781 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 1:02 PM
I am afraid we will find that Carter was much better than Obozo. I recall the 18% mortgage rates, do you? We at least survived Carter and I am not too sure we will survive Obozo.

Easily duped, millions of voters dutifully believed Barack Obama's and the Democrats' campaign rhetoric that they only wanted to raise taxes on millionaires and billionaires – out of “fairness”.   But, once re-election was in the bag, things changed.  Surprise!

Instead of "protecting the middle class" as the campaign blather promised, Obama insisted on a 2 percent increase in the payroll tax as part of the final legislation.  That will mean significantly higher tax bills for every working family regardless of income level.  For someone making $50,000 per year, the government will be taking an additional $1,000 out of their...