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Report: Boehner Proposes Tax Rate Hike on Millionaires, White House Rejects (UPDATE: Or Not?)

tuttletacoma Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 11:12 AM
since the 10 wealthiest states are all blue and all voted for comrade hussein none of the imbeciles should be complaining about the coming tax increases. Yet how many of the evil wealthy pay more then is required under existing tax laws Tax reform is needed but of course comrade hussein doesn';t want to close loopholes for his pals

We had the AP's write-up of this story on the homepage yesterday, but I think it's worth a second look.  Politico initially broke the news, so let's consult the original source:

Speaker John Boehner has proposed allowing tax rates to rise for the wealthiest Americans if President Barack Obama agrees to major entitlement cuts, according to several sources close to the talks. It is the first time Boehner has offered any boost in marginal tax rates for any income group, and it would represent a major concession for the Ohio Republican. Boehner suggested hiking...