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DeMint Says House Speaker Boehner's Proposal Will "Destroy American Jobs"

sahlberg Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 9:18 AM
What the Dems and Rinos want to do is increase taxes on my employer and give the proceeds to all of the government's employees (with significant scraps falling to the crony capitalists and the non-productive). Why are the true believers in small government so incapable of explaining that raising taxes on someone's employer is going to hurt them more than their employer.

Republican House Speaker John Boehner’s has offered president Obama a proposal to generate $800 billion in new revenue. Obama rejected Boehner’s proposal in one hour flat because it does not go far enough in raising taxes on the wealthy.

Indeed, all Boehner proposed was closing loopholes. Yet, closing loopholes to raise $800 billion over ten years is too much for Tea-Party activists such as Senator Jim DeMint, co-founder of the Senate Tea Party caucus.

Bloomberg reports Republican...