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Obama Wants Higher Revenues and Rates

mistermilo Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 7:21 PM
All Obama knows is thug politics. Take more from some to spend without control. Most of the spending is giving to others who only know entitlement. If I wanted to be a charity worker, I would have joined a religious order of some kind. I do not want to help beyond my ability to help and I want to be the free American who determines what that ability is.
NewJAl Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 11:56 PM
You give me hope. I believe the church Obama attended for 20 years is based upon Marxism and income redistribution, as well as racism. Again, I fault the press for keeping a lid on this, and thought it amazing that many went after Romney, as a Mormon. He never sat in a church where the leader said GD America. What you gain, by good choices and your sweat, should be yours, and you can spend it much more wisely than someone interested in buying votes from slackers.
I cannot grasp why that gets no purchase with a logical human.
Right after the election, it was all peaches and cream and conciliatory common-ground language when President Obama met with congressional leaders to discuss the fiscal cliff. Of course, the president campaigned on tax hikes for the rich, by which he meant raising top income-tax rates and extending the Bush tax cuts for incomes below $200,000. And the president’s first meeting post-election was with his union and liberal-interest-group supporters, all of whom want to raise the top rates and then some. But instead, the newly reelected president spoke about “new ideas,” as long as they provided a balance of spending cuts and...