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Tax Rich Liberals

Joseph1819 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 7:47 AM
continue to debate social issues and continue to lose the country OR let states deal with social issues and start winning back the country. This is the REpbulican choice. The Republican response to How old is the earth or how many angels fit on a pin head is LET THE STATES FIGURE IT OUT> I AM SICK OF LOSING TO SOCIALISTS>

Republicans have been forced into a Hobson's choice of either letting the Bush tax cuts expire for everyone or agreeing to a tax hike on the top 2 percent of income earners (not to be confused with "the rich," who have already made, inherited or married their money).

If Republicans object to the Democrats' hitting job creators with a tax hike, three things will happen: Taxes will go up for everyone; Republicans will be seen as the "party of the rich"; and the inevitable economic collapse will be blamed on Republicans.

If Democrats were merely trying to raise...