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President Obama Pretends His Tax Plan is the Only Game In Town

tkdblk Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 11:08 AM
"spending cuts (and broader tax increases) when private sector growth has some traction. That is his plan and it makes economic (scientific) sense." No not WHEN private sector growth has some "traction" I assume thats your point. Spending cuts and broader tax increases provide the fuel to create private sector growth which then creates more tax revenue. (and at that point, the private sector can afford to those taxes, but not till then) You have it backwards.
This week, when speaking at children's toy K'NEX factory in Pennsylvania, President Obama urged the House of Representatives merely to pass what Harry Reid's Senate has passed and send him the bill.

The Senate has already passed a bill to keep income taxes from going up on middle-class families. That’s already passed the Senate. Your member of Congress like Allyson and Chaka, other Democrats in the House, they're ready to go. They're ready to vote on that same thing. And if we can just get a few House Republicans on board, we can pass the bill in...