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Sticking it to the Middle Class

TNLady Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 12:22 PM
Actually the 2% payroll tax increase goes back to what it was before, so they have really nothing to complain about

Easily duped, millions of voters dutifully believed Barack Obama's and the Democrats' campaign rhetoric that they only wanted to raise taxes on millionaires and billionaires – out of “fairness”.   But, once re-election was in the bag, things changed.  Surprise!

Instead of "protecting the middle class" as the campaign blather promised, Obama insisted on a 2 percent increase in the payroll tax as part of the final legislation.  That will mean significantly higher tax bills for every working family regardless of income level.  For someone making $50,000 per year, the government will be taking an additional $1,000 out of their...