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Bill Kristol Encourages Flexibility on Taxes

Ryanator2012 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 4:56 PM
You fools want to cut PBS funding and that amounts to $445 MILLION or about 1% of $42 BILLION. So $42 BILLION is a BIG DEAL.
upwithRomney Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 12:49 PM
Except that when the candidates of the Grand Old Party were offered the opportunity to have a 10:1 expense cut to tax increase, not one of them took it. Previous posters are right according to the Republican House Caucaus, an increase of 4% for those making over $250,000 (about $10,000) will bring in about $80 Billion with a B. No, it will not solve the deficit but if combined with spending cuts of even 5:1, would reduce the deficit by 4 trillion $$ in 10 years.
Jon Russo Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 5:46 PM
That $42 Billion won't go to reducing the debt. Haven't you been a Democrat long enough to learn how to squander $42 Billion? Heck, to most Democrats, $42 Billion is a rounding error.
Jon Russo Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 5:45 PM
That $42 Billion won't go to reducing the debt. Haven't you been a Democrat long enough to learn how to squander $42 Billion? Heck, to most Democrats, $42 Billion is a rounding error.
Jon Russo Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 5:42 PM
The CEO of PBS is a One Percenter.
Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said yesterday on Fox News Sunday that a more mature conversation must be had on the U.S. Fiscal Cliff - the set of deficit-shrinking policies scheduled to take place at the end of the year that would both cut government spending and raise taxes.

“I don’t really understand why Republicans don’t take Obama’s offer to freeze taxes for everyone below $250,000 — make it $500,000, make it a million,” Kristol argued. “Really? The Republican Party is going to fall on its sword to defend a bunch of millionaires, half of whom...
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