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Business Executives at White House: Save Us! Raise Their Taxes!

OscarL Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:37 PM
Those of us that know how to grow and hunt our own food and to protect our homes and loved ones, you know, the ones that voted for the other guy, well we should do just fine, or so we pray. But what will you do when Obama runs out of the "other" peoples money, you know, that money he's been giving and promising to give more to you and your friends? I don't know, do you? Well, just a thought. Hell maybe they'll just blame it on Bush again.
Torr Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 11:12 AM
i totally agree SpaceVegetable.

The difference, however, is that we'll help those who are dependent through no fault of their own, but those who have chosen dependency will likely be left to float on down the river, sitting on their rooftops.
Torr Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 11:09 AM
Hank Jr. said it right:

"A country boy can survive"

SpaceVegetable Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 1:35 AM
SO true. The ones with their hands out are the ones least able to use those hands to do anything useful, whereas the rest of us who can exercise personal responsibility and use our hands to create will do just fine in times of crisis. I liken the dependency crowd to those rooftop sitters in Katrina, whereas the responsible bunch are the ones who evacuated or the ones who did all the rescuing of those who didn't bother to prepare or heed evacuation warnings.

Don’t worry, folks. All is well.

Barack Obama “gets” it.

"The president gets it," says the chief executive officer and chairman of Honeywell, in a Reuters article.

“David Cote, chief executive and chairman of Honeywell,” says Reuters, “told reporters that Obama understood a combination of tax measures and reforms of social programs will be necessary to address the so-called fiscal cliff and beyond that, the deficit.”

I’m really glad that Obama met with business leaders to straighten out that pesky “tax” thing that the rest of us have been so confused about. I’m equally comforted that the major wire services...