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Democrats: Absent Tax Hikes, We're Totally Willing to Head Over the Fiscal Cliff

Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:30 PM
So funny,, you liberals, with your "fair share" talk. And now its "let's male the .01% pay". Do you mean the super wealthy? Fine make them pay. But what? A 50% wealth tax? They don't have regular income. We have a spending problem. And whoever is saying it was the republicans who gave us the ethanol mandate, it was, in fact, Al Gore who was the deciding vote.
Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:32 PM
Oh, and one more thing.
Every time you raise taxes on any business, you have raised the cost to their customers.
Businesses and corporations do not pay taxes.
They are a cost of doing business and make the customer pay the bill.
Like they have ALWAYS done.
Nanuq Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:45 PM
Okay so the global customers do not pay the cost of the increased taxes.

In your little twisted world, who then does pay the increased cost?

Santa Claus?

Profoundly irresponsible?  Of course.  Politically insane?  Not really.  I'll expound on the second point in a moment, but first, let's survey the brazen talk from Team Blue -- with massive, recession-inducing tax hikes hanging in the balance.  Our new friend Patty Murray is at the front of the line:
 

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making over $250,000 per year, the country should go over the fiscal cliff, which would allow automatic cuts in spending and the expiration of all tax cuts to...