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Report: Boehner Proposes Tax Rate Hike on Millionaires, White House Rejects (UPDATE: Or Not?)

scash Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 2:10 PM
And we paid all the DEBT off.... because 80+% of the budget wasnt Entitlements but defense.. All they need to to was stop making tanks... How do you propose paying off the entitlements ; you moron ? Oh the private sector was doing terrilblee during the war... only AFTER, when gov cut spending did it take off.... unless of course people were driving tanks and fighter planes...

We had the AP's write-up of this story on the homepage yesterday, but I think it's worth a second look.  Politico initially broke the news, so let's consult the original source:
 

Speaker John Boehner has proposed allowing tax rates to rise for the wealthiest Americans if President Barack Obama agrees to major entitlement cuts, according to several sources close to the talks. It is the first time Boehner has offered any boost in marginal tax rates for any income group, and it would represent a major concession for the Ohio Republican. Boehner suggested hiking...