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Experts: Hey, Maybe Geithner Will Only Enforce Tax Hikes on the Rich

Simplecaveman Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:30 PM
This is what just infuriates me when they talk and bluster about the "cuts" and "savings" lasting ten years. Politicians spend $100 billion in a New York minute (Or week at the very latest). What about cutting 1 trillion in a year? How about doing that, lowlifes? I know, I know. We all just don't understand how things work. Well, after the federal and state governments screwing me every which way they can, I got a pretty good idea how things work.

Who needs Congress or legislation these days?  The democratic process is such an anachronism:

The White House has the power to temporarily protect taxpayers from middle-class tax hikes even as upper income rates rise if Congress does nothing and all of the Bush-era tax rates expire in January. Experts and lawmakers alike agree that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has the power to adjust how much is withheld from paychecks for tax purposes — for all taxpayers or just for some.  By doing so, Geithner could ensure paychecks reflect the White House position that wealthier taxpayers...