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How Democrats Can Get What They Want: Agree With Republicans

jripper Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 8:37 AM
if all the obama voter are still lost the cliff issue i'm not surprise because your ignorants. obama and the democraps want to raise your taxes period. everytime republicans get close to what they want obama and the democraps want to double it. why does obama have a hard-on for the people with the imcome of $250,000 and up anyways? obama and his hard-on for this guys is whats going to hurt the so called middle class. do we even know what the middle class is?
Democrats have said that that their priorities when it comes to a fiscal cliff deal are to raise more tax revenue and make the tax code more progressive.

Which is why it's odd to see them drawing a line in the sand on raising tax rates.

Raising marginal income tax rates is one of the most economically harmful ways to raise taxes. (The only provisions of the tax code that are more damaging are the corporate income tax and taxes on savings and investments.) Perhaps the only explanation is that Democrats don't actually care about...