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More Pain, Less Gain

oldervoter68 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:43 PM
You guys were all over Cheney's comments from the 80s that deficits don't matter, making hay over deficits during the bush years that never reached 1/2 of the deficits of the last four years. So, do deficits matter at all or only when a republican is President?

President Obama and the Democrats have made a cottage industry of peddling "tax hikes for the rich" as the way out of the fiscal crisis precipitated by ObamaCare and other profligate spending.  

But with reports and polling showing that upper income spending has fallen since the beginning of September, the country may have a chance to see that "tax hikes for the rich" are not as costless as the administration and Democrats want Americans to believe.

The "rich" are pulling back in anticipation of tax increases coming down the pike in 2013.  As a result, it looks like they...