Jeb Bush Says He'd Back a Tax Increase to Cut the Deficit

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    Given the rigidity of the Small Tent Republicans, Jeb's deep-sixed his chances of running in 2016 now!

    Jeb Bush Says He Would Back Tax Increases to Cut Deficit - Bloomberg
     
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    A one dollar increase for a ten dolllar cut. That's what he really said.
     
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    That's the end of him. Grover Norquist will see to it.
     
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    Ha. When those cuts aren't actually reductions in projected increases in government spending, let me know. We've been through this song and dance for years now.
     
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    You really think that Norquist holds THAT much power?

    Hell I could see a 10:1 ratio of cuts to taxes. Hell! Half of the revenue increase would be covered by saving on interest.
     
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    hey if they would do it, as I have said before, I would be in. but they won't.


    example; charles gibson asked obama in 2008 why he would favor higher taxes if it was shown that lower taxes would gather more revenue, his answer? its a matter of fairness......you cannot argue with an ideology so set in stone. Its not economics to obama, its a moral issue.

    as they say ion Shark Tank, "I'm out".


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    Jeb Bush should be hung by his balls!

    Spending Cuts!
    Spending Cuts!
    Spending Cuts!
    THEN Tax Cuts.
     
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    No more Bush tax cuts: Obama won't budge...
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    On defense over Clinton statements, White House says it will not support any extension of Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest
    6 June`12 - President Barack Obama will not extend the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, even temporarily, past their Jan. 1 expiration, the White House said Wednesday as it coped with the fallout from comments by former President Bill Clinton.
     
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    I'd love to see taxes increased on all the shitsacks who pay NOTHING.
     
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    We dont need to increase taxes. The Government takes in over 2 Trillion dollars. We need to cut spending.
     

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