The BIG LIE that Clinton-era tax rates boosted the economy

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    Timmy "Doogie" Geithner, CPA, and Barry Obama, Organizer-in-Chief, keep telling us that tax rates should go up BECAUSE when they were at the higher level during Clinton's terms, the economy was booming...

    Note to Doogie and Barry O: It was the tech boom and housing bubble growing that made the economy great, NOT the higher tax rates!

    No one cared about the higher rates back then because folks were doing fine!

    Are they REALLY that effing DUMB to think that raising taxes now will make the economy better???

    Kill the ACA, keep tax rates where they are -- but cut the corp rate -- and DO NOT dare impose a carbon tax, and the economy would start back up immediately.

    Unfortunately, a bunch of mindless, cooing Julias with Obamaphones re-elected Dear Leader and his plan to destroy America, so none of that will happen.
     
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    Oh, goody, another idiot thread...
     
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    Like you have any business ridiculing anyone over starting stupid threads. :rofl:
     
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    The Libs throw this crap out there like they actually believe the higher the taxes the better the economy.

    And the WH press corp (CBS,NBC,ABC,CNN,MSNBC,Washington Post NY Times) and all the rest push it as well.

    And sadly the Democrat voter fell for it.
     
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    Tip: Supply a link next time. Try searching the RWingnut websites.
     
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    I see the lefty responses here are every bit as lame and useless as I'm used to elsewhere.

    No surprise, frankly.
     
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    We can thank Newt Gingrich for the economy during the 90's. He cut spending, and Clinton was dragged into it, kicking and screaming. The economy wasn't good because of the higher tax rates, it was good because WE CUT SPENDING!!!
     
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    You are an idiot's idiot. No one is selling higher taxes on those making $250,000 or more at this point to "create jobs" you moron. It's about paying down the deficit. Remember the deficit? I fully expect you to answer any question that floats in that "bubble" you call a brain with BENGHAZI!!!!
     
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    And A growing economy bring higher tax receipts. What is your point?
     
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    The taxes collected by raising the rates on over $250K families and small bisinesses won't amount to a hill of beans. Enough to run the federal gov't for just over a week. And eventually folks will adjust (as they always do to higher rates) to new tax shelters, by laying off, moving offshore, and it will be a net loss in revenue.

    Meanwhile, you envious class warfare losers on the Left won't gain a penny, the national debt will continue to bloat, and businesses will be even less likely to hire. Especially once the MESS called the "Affordable Care Act" kicks in fully.

    Then to cap it off, BO will try to impose carbon taxes and fees, which will skyrocket energy costs (his stated aim btw) harming the poor and middle class the most, driving up the costs of EVERYTHING, but doing ZERO to change natural climate cycles.

    Yes indeed, nothing much to look forward to UNDER this inept socialist Regime.
     
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