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Bill Kristol Encourages Flexibility on Taxes

JOHN1464 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 7:39 AM
The fiscal cliff is 4/5 taxes and 1/5 spending cuts. How many times are the Republicans going to fall for the Democrat"s bs? They should get the spending cuts first and then when the vote for higher taxes comes up, just vote present. Then the Democrats will own the tax hikes.
ewj Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 2:31 PM
Your math is no very good. It is estimated by the like of Forbes, Fiscal Times, and the Weekly Standard. It will involve $280 billion in new taxes and $310 billion in federal cuts - which comes close to the $600 billion debt reduction in the fiscal cliff.

In the words of Jindal " Rep need to stop being the stupid party"
Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said yesterday on Fox News Sunday that a more mature conversation must be had on the U.S. Fiscal Cliff - the set of deficit-shrinking policies scheduled to take place at the end of the year that would both cut government spending and raise taxes.

“I don’t really understand why Republicans don’t take Obama’s offer to freeze taxes for everyone below $250,000 — make it $500,000, make it a million,” Kristol argued. “Really? The Republican Party is going to fall on its sword to defend a bunch of millionaires, half of whom...
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