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Surprise: McConnell Offers Vote on Obama/Geithner Fiscal Cliff Plan, Reid Objects

Kevin348 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 12:49 AM
nodeamass Wrote: 5 minutes ago (12:39 AM) Fair enough. Also, refuse to cut social programs, which also hurts the middle class. ------ In 1921, Harding cut government spending by 50% and taxes on the rich from 70% to 25%. During the 1920's, the medium wage of all Americans increased by 16%. Under Obama who has increased government spending from $250 billion under Bush to $1.3 trillion under Obama and increased taxes on everyone, the medium wage of Americans has decreased by $4500. Facts: Things the Left hates!
nodeamass Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:06 AM
Let's look at the history of employment before and during FDR, particularly after FDR used Keynesian economics to improve the economy dramatically.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:US_Employment_Graph_-_1920_to_1940.svg
employment went from less than 24 to 32 million from 1933 to 1940. FDR was elected FOUR TIMES! People must have hated him, eh???
SCLiberal Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 12:54 AM
Enlighten us since you have so many facts and tell us which taxes rose under Obama's first term in office.
Kevin348 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:00 AM
SCL,

$1 trillion in Obamacare.

More to come in the next few years.
SCLiberal Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:07 AM
During his first term, taxes fell and thems facts.
Kevin348 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:14 AM
SCL,

Obamcare raised $1 trillion in taxes.

Fact.

Over the next few years that will be another $3 trillion in taxes.

Add to that trillions in costs from regulations and you have a perfect cluster F***k of law designed to kill off seniors and impoverish Americans.

I've been critical of Republican tactics and messaging this week, so let's give credit where it's due: Moments ago, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor and offered an immediate vote on President Obama's fiscal cliff plan, which shocked the Beltway late last week.  (In case you're keeping score at home, this was the surreal proposal that induced McConnell to laugh out loud as it was outlined by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner).  Harry Reid quickly objected and shut the whole thing down, labeling the suggestion a "stunt."  Think about that.  The President of the United States,...