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Mon Dec 17, 2012, 09:28 AM

Boehner’s Offer: We’ll Only Raise Taxes On Millionaires If You Let Us Cut Medicare Benefits

Sounds so fair, right? Especially when the tax cuts are EXPIRING ANYWAY!

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) presented his latest offer to President Obama on Friday. Boehner is offering to agree to a tax rate increase on millionaires only if Democrats agree to major cuts in Medicare and Social Security benefits through a possible combination of a benefit-cutting “chained CPI” and hiking the retirement age.

Read more: http://boldprogressives.org/boehners-latest-offer-well-only-raise-taxes-on-millionaires-if-you-let-us-cut-seniors-medicare-benefits/

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Reply Boehner’s Offer: We’ll Only Raise Taxes On Millionaires If You Let Us Cut Medicare Benefits (Original post)
Report1212 Dec 2012 OP
CanonRay Dec 2012 #1
Report1212 Dec 2012 #3
LiberalEsto Dec 2012 #2
aandegoons Dec 2012 #4
democrattotheend Dec 2012 #5
SammyWinstonJack Dec 2012 #6
spanone Dec 2012 #7
a kennedy Dec 2012 #8
raouldukelives Dec 2012 #9

Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 09:57 AM

1. Memo to Boehner: Go to Hell.

Let's call your bluff you arrogant jerk.

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Response to CanonRay (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 10:02 AM

3. Call the fiscal bluff!

Amen

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Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 10:00 AM

2. Fuck Boehner and the Billionaires he rode in on. nt

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Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 10:04 AM

4. Too late you are on the wrong side of the cliff Mr. Boehner.

Trying to push grandma off from where you are at will only happen if the Democrats want to push grandma off too. You have no position of power in this Mr. Boehner

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Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 10:09 AM

5. NO DEAL!

I could live with $500,000 as a floor if there are no major cuts to health care programs. But this is unacceptable and I am glad the president rejected this deal.

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Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 10:11 AM

6. NO DEAL BoneHead!

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Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 10:15 AM

7. NON-offer

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Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 10:17 AM

8. Screw that....eom

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Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 10:57 AM

9. How about we leave tax rates as they are.

Instead lets raise capital gains taxes to 70% with the stipulation that 40% of that increase be used to fund measures to slow down the climate change they have so gleefully funded and profited from creating.
At that point, I would consider the chained CPI.

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