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Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:09 AM

Partial Deal Reached within hours of deadline

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Source: MSNBC



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Watching the breaking news on MSNBC and a deal has been reached by Senate leaders to deal with the tax issues. Each side got something, but it took VP Biden to get it done. Full senate may vote tonight or early morning, but the House is gone.

More details coming in each hour.

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Reply Partial Deal Reached within hours of deadline (Original post)
Heathen57 Jan 2013 OP
oxymoron Jan 2013 #1
R. Daneel Olivaw Jan 2013 #9
darkangel218 Jan 2013 #2
Cobalt Violet Jan 2013 #3
darkangel218 Jan 2013 #5
Cobalt Violet Jan 2013 #7
R. Daneel Olivaw Jan 2013 #10
Cobalt Violet Jan 2013 #11
Skittles Jan 2013 #15
Cobalt Violet Jan 2013 #17
olddad56 Jan 2013 #20
Skittles Jan 2013 #14
awoke_in_2003 Jan 2013 #18
pasto76 Jan 2013 #19
DavidWD72 Jan 2013 #4
Kennah Jan 2013 #6
marble falls Jan 2013 #8
plethoro Jan 2013 #12
freshwest Jan 2013 #13
QUALAR Jan 2013 #16
coldbeer Jan 2013 #21
AAO Jan 2013 #22
Lasher Jan 2013 #23

Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:12 AM

1. Sounds like the deal includes a gutting of the estate tax.

Yeah, that is the way to really stick it to the rich.

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Response to oxymoron (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:26 AM

9. The rich will be crying over this...

all the way to the Cayman Islands.

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:13 AM

2. So i was right afterall

 

In my psychic prediction.

Bow to me

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:14 AM

3. The 1% win again.

Big surprise.

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Response to Cobalt Violet (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:19 AM

5. Yah, im not surprised at all.

 

Middle class is not $250k a year, middle class is $60k. IMO.

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:25 AM

7. Imo too.

I think 250k is top 3%. Not at all middle class.

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Response to Cobalt Violet (Reply #7)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:28 AM

10. But it is so hard to live on $250k or so the meme goeth.

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Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Reply #10)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:35 AM

11. Yeah, they're practically the working poor.

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Response to Cobalt Violet (Reply #11)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:47 AM

15. but they NEED that money!!

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Response to Skittles (Reply #15)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 01:03 AM

17. It breaks my heart how bad the working poor 3%ers have it.

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Response to Skittles (Reply #15)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 01:21 AM

20. really, the rich deserve to keep their money, they 'wHorship' it..

those of us in the middle class are used to not having any left over money, we won't miss it like the rich will. We won't have to choose between giving up our summer home or our membership at the country club. They will have to make hard decisions over real sacrifices. We'll will just have to whine about the increase in food prices and then pay them anyway.

It is still a victory for the middle class, if the rich really had their way, we would be feeding the homeless to the hungry. Sort of a soylent green solution.

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Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Reply #10)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:45 AM

14. that meme is right here on DU

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Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Reply #10)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 01:06 AM

18. They may have to lay off...

some of the staff.

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 01:14 AM

19. dream on. in a good year. Middle class is 45-50K

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:19 AM

4. Good nighty night...

Either the House is out to celebrate the New year or they've been working oh so hard they had to get some sleep. Guess the rest of America can stay up and wonder if they will hang us out to dry in the morning.

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:24 AM

6. Partial deal, somewhat dead, kinda pregnant, and mostly a virgin.

If it doesn't pass both Houses, then it would seem there is NO deal.

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:26 AM

8. Its time to get on the phone and call our Reps and Sens and e-mail the White House.

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:36 AM

12. Deal?.......

 

No. Capitulation.

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:44 AM

13. Still working to save those unemployment benefits... Spending cuts not to be sole focus...

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 12:59 AM

16. WTF

Someone please explain who was the Lame Duck in these negotiations.

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 02:49 AM

21. I am on pins and needles!

I did not want to go to the New Year's party
and watch the baloon drop. I wanted to watch
the fiscal cliff. Just missed Rachel! Getting more
drunk with Lawrence! Got to go to bed!!!

With Social Security and Medicare I am on easy
street. Of course I walk a lot because I can't afford
to drive. My money is not important, why the hell
do they want it?

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 03:26 AM

22. I only needed to read the word "partial". It's nice they didn't lead us on.

 

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Response to Heathen57 (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 10:18 AM

23. Locking...

I'm sorry, but duplicate threads are not permitted in the Latest Breaking News forum. Please continue discussion here:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014352836

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