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On Revenues, Obama Has Just Begun To Fight

Zenarts Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 8:10 AM
...and paid for SCOTUS and its Citizens United decision, racism, smears and outright lies. Yet the flood of Tea Party candidates could not win against voters determined to protect Social Security. If the Right and the 1% had won the Presidential election, the poor, retirees, and working people would have footed the bill for corporate America and the wealthy few who are so reluctant to pay their fair share of higher taxes. The Obama administration has a mandate to protect Social Security and Medicare/Medicaid. But there is a way the Right can impose its austerity cuts to spending. It is called a ‘bi-partisan deal or compromise.’ a deal that a majority of the American people in poll after poll have rejected unequivocally if it includes ....
Zenarts Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 8:11 AM
...substantial cuts in income maintenance and welfare programs. If the Right and corporate America succeed, they will have thwarted American Democracy and the will of the Majority. President Obama and the Democrats should in no way enable them or agree with their whacky schemes. Zen
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell tells us the tax issue is behind us and that we can now move on to spending. Really? What makes him think the GOP will succeed this time when it couldn't last time?

The just-concluded fiscal cliff deal included no material spending cuts, which the GOP justified by saying it had achieved locked-in rates for most of Bush's tax cuts, which would force Obama to seriously discuss spending cuts and entitlement reform as part of the upcoming debt ceiling negotiations.

But a White House memo announcing the deal said that postponing the sequester for two months "will give...