Great! We have to kill the ability of the job creators [wealthy] to protect the middle-class and that 50% who pay noooo taxes. The economy will continue to stagnate, or worse, nose dive.---Aqua* FOXNews.com - Breaking News | Latest News | Current News House minority leader says he would support middle-class tax cuts without an extension for high-income earners, but only if that's the only way to push extension of Bush-era tax reductions through Congress. Read more: Gibbs, Boehner trade shots - Mike Allen - POLITICO.com From John Boehner: "If the president is serious about job creation, there's a clear way forward, and that's for us to come together and pass legislation immediately that cuts spending to 2008 levels for the next year and stops all of the coming tax hikes by freezing all current tax rates for the next two years. Anything short of that may selfishly check a political box for the president, but it fails the American people. "Instead of resorting to tired old class warfare rhetoric, pitting one working American against another, the president and the Democratic leadership should start working with us this week to ensure a fair and open debate to pass legislation to cut spending and freeze tax rates without any further delay."