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Obama: More Peas for You!

Rich Not wealthy Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 12:12 PM
covey, raising tax rates does not accomplish their stated goal of raising revenue. Lowering tax rates has always had the effect of increasing the revenue to the government. They are raising taxes to punish the successful.

It’s been a year and half since the GOP and Democrats hammered out an agreement that raised the debt ceiling and put us on the lip of a fiscal cliff, threatening mutually assured destruction if a budget deal wasn’t worked out before January 2013.

It made sense for all sides at the time. 

The GOP figured there was a good shot that Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. The Democrats figured there was a good chance shot Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. And Obama was content to do what he did best: run a campaign on TV, eat...