GOP May Not Support Extension of Payroll Tax Holiday

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    Kyl: GOP May Not Support Extension Of Payroll Tax Holiday | Fox News

    Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate, said not extending the payroll tax holiday will amount to a tax increase of $1,500 for the average family.
    "If we don't provide the tax relief that President Obama has asked for, families are going to see an increase in taxes," said Durbin, who appeared with Kyl. "I can't believe that at a time when working families in this country are struggling paycheck to paycheck, when we need them to have the resources to buy thing in our economy, to create wealth and profitability and more jobs, that the Republican position is, they'll raise the payroll tax on working families? I think that just defies logic."

    The Norquist Pledge - pledge -- signed by 236 House lawmakers and 41 senators

    Does Grover have a problem taxing the Middle Class?

    Don't tax the rich. They make jobs. Only they aren't. Odd that.
     
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    The Republicans do not support extending this tax cut, because they know it will help the economy.

    And they are doing everything in their power to ruin the economy before the election.

    But it won't work.

    The economy is recovering and will continue to do so.
     
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    Is it a wonder that Grover/Tubby doesn't mind either?
     
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    what happened to Paygo? :eusa_whistle:
     
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    So the Repubs DON'T have a problem raising taxes :eusa_whistle: Oh, thats right, its only on wage-earners not dividends :rolleyes:
     
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    They'll extend it don't worry.
     
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    No, you fucking idiot... there are a ton of conservatives that support equal treatment by law under government by having a flat EQUAL tax rate on every dollar earned by every citizen with zero exceptions, deductions, or loopholes....
    It's people like your fucking dumb ass that will complain when someone gets a cut off a burden rate that you don't have to pay because of the efforts done to support unequal treatment and class warfare...
     
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    As noted in the Fox News article linked to in the original post, Democrats are proposing paying for the tax cut/holiday by raising taxes on the wealthy. As also alluded to in the article, the Bush tax cuts were huge violations of the principal of PAYGO (PAYGO - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). Indeed, it seems as though the PAYGO statute was allowed to expire in substantial part so that the Bush tax cuts could be passed.
     
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    What'll happen if the repubs pass a payroll tax extension and pay for it with some other way than the tax hike on the rich? I'm guessing the dems say no; so who's playing politics then?
     
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    Is this the tax holiday that needs to be extended or the world will end.
    Is this the tax holiday that allowed me to live like a King for these last 6 months,8 months.

    or

    Is this the Great Obama allowing me to keep $18.00 more.

    Per week....that's right folks

    Geez.What a guy.
     

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