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Geithner: No Agreement "Without Rates Going Up"

tibby2 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 12:06 PM
Actually there is no need for an agreement at all. The rates are going up on Jan 1. Problem solved.
SteveL2 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 1:02 PM
And the Dems have said they will then introduce a bill to cut middle-class taxes back again--and defy the GOP to oppose it.
Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 2:52 PM
it's all about making the GOP look like they're the bad guys,while it's really the DemocRATs. They're the real source of all our economic problems.
Pete629 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 2:53 PM
And in the words or the Less than Sharpton: "Resist We Much"!
Pete629 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 2:53 PM
And in the words or the Less than Sharpton: "Resist We Much"!
In one of his appearances on today's Sunday talk shows, Obama Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner made a hard stand about increasing tax rates on high income-earners and small business owners, insisting that there is to be no deal without rates rising.

In an interview with Candy Crowley on CNN's State of the Union, Geithner claimed that the Obama Administration proposal, which includes various spending provisions intended as economic stimulus, had "huge support in the business community" and that it would be "good for the economy."

The Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the fiscal cliff projected that up...