No new taxes but Soc. Security went up and so did Medical Insurance

Discussion in 'Politics' started by LeftofLeft, Jan 10, 2013.

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    Liberals clearly own the economy.
     
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    in fairness, you plan on living longer than your people did last time they overhauled SS.... so. You gotta pay to play.

    My insurance didn't go up at all.
     
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    Did you even know you had gotten a tax cut in 2009? I was. It was nice while it lasted. But we can't keep adding to the deficit like that. I'll have to give up my Starbucks...or quit smoking.
     
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    who in the hell can afford to buy cigarettes? Shit, I gave that up a long time ago. and you buy coffee at Starbucks? Gawd. you live extravagantly. shit. go buy one of the K cup machines.
     
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    Really?

    You're that broke?

    :eusa_eh:
     
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    Obama got his coveted tax increases on the dirty rich.

    Now he is triangulated.
     
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    thrifty
     
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    By your own assessment, Obama raised taxes in 2013. The President give-th one term and take-th the next. But, many a liberal has been screaming on this board that Obama has not or will not raise taxes on the Middle Class. I am not the 1% and by your own assertion, I am paying more because "we can't keep adding to the deficit like that". By Obama's assertion, the rich need to pay their fair share.

    How do you explain that delta?
     

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