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Bush Tax Rates: Democrats were against it before they were for it

oldtexgal Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 9:01 AM
Can we also hope that "the brilliant medical minds" will address "Severe Progressivism", a stunningly undesirable disease, which has given us the Ponsi Social Security System, first robbed by LBJ to fund Medicare, which Obama just robbed to finance Obamacare? Progressivism has contributed to multi-generational poverty and dependence. It has created a government behemoth, which cannot be identify or stop massive fraud and incompetence. No one is held accountable for failure. No program is sun setted because of ineffectiveness or duplication. Progressives disguise themselves as "fairness" and "justice", but behind the masks are hypocrites and scam artists.

One of the more hysterical components of the fiscal cliff saga is watching the Democrats falling all over themselves to champion the importance of preserving the existing tax rates – the George W. Bush Tax Rates – for nearly every American taxpayer.  The President last offer to Speaker Boehner would preserve the Bush Tax Rates for at least 99.5% of all taxpayers according to IRS data (all but individuals above $400,000 annual income).

To be clear, there's nothing funny about the fiscal mess that our nation is in.  It's real.  It's serious.  And, if...