Bush Tax Cuts Getting Extended - Give Obama Credit!!!

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    If you are a blind hater, then you will never be happy with this move. However, its a good sign that Obama might start compromising (similar to Clinton)! His liberal base hates this move and he still appears to be doing it anyways.

    Give credit where credit is due!

     
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    Glad to see he final realized that jacking taxes up for everyone at the end of the year was going to hurt everyone.

    Glad also to see that he cares about the "middle class" more than he hates the rich. Unlike some people. But then I take that for the fact that he doesn't really have an envy for the rich. He just stirs the emnity between so called classes for political purposes and those that are envious of the rich get blinded by anger.
     
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    There shouldn't have been a tax cut in the first place. Its better to let the rates go back where they belong rather than borrowing more and more.
     
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    No worries, what he gives with one hand he shall take with the other. I'd say, how about a special tax on Government employees? Since they are making on average roughly twice what private sector employees make, how about a special 20% tax for them? Let them pay their fair share.
     
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    Credit for doing it...

    But leery about what he will do... and will watch closely how he tries to punish the 'evil rich' in another way
     
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    Caution with this President is always the order of the day.

    That said, IF he does manage (like Bubba did) to seek a more moderate path* -- such as by supporting the extension of the Bush Administration tax cuts -- then I will indeed give him props for it.

    For now, though, it's time to "wait and see."

    And I don't care for any quid pro quo nonsense. This is not the time for the GOP to compromise with the Obama Administration or the liberals of the Democrat Party. Either the country moves in the direction in which the PEOPLE have made clear they want it to move, or I'll happily settle for GRIDLOCK.

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    * recognizing the midterm election results as a repudiation by the Electorate of HIS policy preferences to date
     
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    I'll be interested to see what this does to the economy. The fact that most didn't expect Obama to do this may stimulate the economy.
     
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    This will do zip/zilch for our economy. Once again, Obama has been duped.
     
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    this election has proved mostly that democrats are a party made up of pussies, afraid to stand up for their own legislation and aggressively prove its worth.
     
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    Tell me something. If taxes go up, do the people with wealth pay higher wages, or do they move their wealth and income someplace where it won't be taxed as high?

    Taxation isn't the problem. Spending is.
     

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