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Obama: More Peas for You!

scott s. Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 3:25 PM
Of course, there already is a 3.8% tax increase on the "wealthy" starting 1 Jan. And BTW, the tax is on income over $200,000 not $250,000 (for couples, it is income over $125,000 apiece).
SpaceVegetable Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 8:04 PM
Funny how they always gloss over that part, eh? They try to make it sound like it's only on an individual who makes more than $250K, which plays better with their "mean greedy old rich people" mantra.

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...