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Business Executives at White House: Save Us! Raise Their Taxes!

Tacitus X Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:27 AM
The essence of Italian fascism was a union of government, labor, and business all working together (with the government holding the power to coerce the other two). By an amazing coincidence prior to becoming dictator, Mussolini was the editor of the official newspaper of the Italian socialist party. It's title was "Avanti!" which means "Forward!" Any of this sounding familiar?

Don’t worry, folks. All is well.

Barack Obama “gets” it.

"The president gets it," says the chief executive officer and chairman of Honeywell, in a Reuters article.

“David Cote, chief executive and chairman of Honeywell,” says Reuters, “told reporters that Obama understood a combination of tax measures and reforms of social programs will be necessary to address the so-called fiscal cliff and beyond that, the deficit.”

I’m really glad that Obama met with business leaders to straighten out that pesky “tax” thing that the rest of us have been so confused about. I’m equally comforted that the major wire services...