to avoid raising taxes on the middle class..."
That's is what non-partisan economists are independently saying and what The Hill newspaper is reporting when crunching the budget numbers in the FY 2010 budget put forth by the White House and Democrat Congressional leaders.
Here are some more of the money quotes from the story:
“You just simply can’t tax the rich enough to make this all up,” said Martin A. Sullivan, a former economic aide in the Reagan administration who said he backed Obama last fall.
If these assessments prove true, middle class tax hikes are on the way. So much for campaign promises.