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Sticking it to the Middle Class

MoreFreedom Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 2:31 PM
I expected the Democrats to come up with bills for more taxation (it's already happened this week). Next, expect Republicans to raise the debt ceiling while allowing spending to increase. And they'll say they got spending cuts, but it will really be cuts from a baseline where spending will be more next year than last year. In my opinion, the biggest impediment to cutting real spending are the RINOs who want spending to go up. Less than 30% of then voted to end the Dept. of Energy "green investment" program that gave us Solyndra. Expect more simular failures (unless handouts to campaign cash bundlers is your idea of success).

Easily duped, millions of voters dutifully believed Barack Obama's and the Democrats' campaign rhetoric that they only wanted to raise taxes on millionaires and billionaires – out of “fairness”.   But, once re-election was in the bag, things changed.  Surprise!

Instead of "protecting the middle class" as the campaign blather promised, Obama insisted on a 2 percent increase in the payroll tax as part of the final legislation.  That will mean significantly higher tax bills for every working family regardless of income level.  For someone making $50,000 per year, the government will be taking an additional $1,000 out of their...