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Republicans Have Already Lost Fight on Fiscal Cliff

Kibitzer Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 1:10 PM
"The president says he's open to all "new ideas" as long as those ideas "raise revenue, maintain progressivity, make sure the middle class isn't getting hit, and encourage growth." " What the President doesn't seem to understand is that the "rich" got to where they are through investments in businesses that get their money from selling goods and services to consumers which are predominantly the middle class. So who really pays the tax?
Kibitzer Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 1:11 PM
The middle class will be hit by the effects of Obama's taxes.
JMWinPR Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 12:24 AM
"Hit" as in tsunami. It will make Sandy look like summer sun shower. And the Middle Class voted for it, because "he cares about us"

You'll remember that President Barack Obama was the only candidate with a detailed plan to deal with the impending fiscal unpleasantness. And, as the president explained this week during his first press conference since winning re-election, "more voters agreed" with him, so naturally, it's time to give the people what they want.

So what do we win? Well, turns out there's only one detail worth remembering when dealing with the slew of tax hikes that kick in next year: We must reverse Bush-era tax rates on the rich. According to rosy projections of the Congressional Budget Office, this would...