Poll suggests Obama is winning the tax debate over GOP

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  1. J.E.D
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    Looks like Republicans are losing ground on one of their main selling points. And it's no wonder given their complete opposition to raising taxes even by the smallest of margins on millionaires; and now this new fiasco of their own doing on the payroll tax cut.

     
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    Where would you draw the lines?

    At what income level do you raise taxes, and how much do you raise them?

    Oh, and one other teenie tiny little question.... after you raise their taxes, do you keep on spending like an idiot with 1/4 of a brain?
     
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    It's important to note that this is the number who approve of Obama's handling of taxes. The respondents weren't asked about the payroll tax cuts specifically, which are much more popular.
     
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    The Republicans are refusing to even hold a vote on it.

    There's two things going on here. 1. They want to prevent an extension of the payroll tax cut, if possible, and 2. They want to blame it on the Democrats.

    It's like dealing with weasels and snakes.
     
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    Obama is cleverly forcing the GOP House to pull the trigger with the tax gun against their head.

    The polls will only grow in BHO's favor if the GOP does not compromise.
     
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    Well gee! You set the number at about 99%. The plan is to loose one vote and gain 99. I figure if I pay 10 times as much in taxes, I should get ten times as much say in how that money is spent.
     
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    House Republicans just voted to raise taxes on 160 million Americans.

    The Tea Party is leading the Republicans to destruction.

    Thanks guys!
     
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    Let the Bush tax cuts expire in Dec of 2012 and raise the rates on the top 10%.
     
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    Lets make them permanent :eusa_whistle:

    I also see you guys are not saying at what income level you raise taxes, and how much you raise them?
     
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    ZOMG! This is SO much bigger than NDAA! I can like TOTALLY see Obama riding this to re-election in 2012! :D
     

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