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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 01:56 AM

From the "Ice Skates will be needed in Hades Dept", Kristol: "accept Obama's offer" tax the rich.

The writing is on the wall. Higher taxes for the rich. After 30 years of not bringing up the subject Democrats have changed the dynamic.

There is only one person responsible for this change.

President Obama.

Once you change the revenue basis of the government you change the horizons on what the government can do. Kristol's "I don't really understand why Republicans don't take Obama's offer" is the first obvious blow to undermine the "no tax pledge". Pretty clear that a script has been written to get the opinion makers to start giving Bohner room to maneuver. Clearly the President has won a major victory.




http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/11/bill-kristol-taxes-millionaires_n_2113671.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

WASHINGTON -- Conservative commentator and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said Sunday the Republican Party should accept new ideas, including the much-criticized suggestion by Democrats that taxes be allowed to go up on the wealthy.

"It won't kill the country if we raise taxes a little bit on millionaires," he said on "Fox News Sunday." "It really won't, I don't think. I don't really understand why Republicans don't take Obama's offer."

"Really? The Republican Party is going to fall on its sword to defend a bunch of millionaires, half of whom voted Democratic and half of whom live in Hollywood and are hostile?" he asked.



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Reply From the "Ice Skates will be needed in Hades Dept", Kristol: "accept Obama's offer" tax the rich. (Original post)
grantcart Nov 2012 OP
Marsala Nov 2012 #1
grantcart Nov 2012 #2
Dr Claw Nov 2012 #15
tblue Nov 2012 #3
OnyxCollie Nov 2012 #4
TexasTowelie Nov 2012 #6
Cha Nov 2012 #7
Sherman A1 Nov 2012 #10
Cha Nov 2012 #11
Skittles Nov 2012 #9
TexasBushwhacker Nov 2012 #5
Skittles Nov 2012 #8
cui bono Nov 2012 #12
Cheap_Trick Nov 2012 #13
Caretha Nov 2012 #14
grantcart Nov 2012 #16
sammytko Nov 2012 #17
Still Sensible Nov 2012 #18
johnnyrocket Nov 2012 #19

Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:11 AM

1. Kristol would advocate 60% taxes on the rich if it meant attacking Iran n/t

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Response to Marsala (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:29 AM

2. lol

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Response to Marsala (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:38 AM

15. Bingo n/m

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:34 AM

3. Just don't fall for the 'take a way deductions' BS

because they will sneak those back in for the gazillionaires while they do away with the mortgage interest deduction for the rest of us. Don't go there!!!

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:11 AM

4. OWS was responsible for this change, not Obama.

Pre OWS- deficit talks

Post OWS- tax the rich

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Response to OnyxCollie (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:24 AM

6. +1

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Response to OnyxCollie (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:29 AM

7. Good for OWS... President Obama is

responsible for Change, too.

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Response to Cha (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:30 AM

10. Both are responsible for change

OWS, President Obama and those who voted for him in either election.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #10)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:34 AM

11. Thank you, Sherman

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Response to OnyxCollie (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:57 AM

9. well the election certainly lets Obama know we approve

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:18 AM

5. He wanted Romney to turn over his tax returns too n/t

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:55 AM

8. better than Ryan's F*** the Middle Class ideas

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:44 AM

12. Um, no. OWS is responsible

for changing the conversation and getting people talking about the 1%.

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Response to cui bono (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:00 AM

13. Without President Obama all it is

is talk.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:32 AM

14. Notice how they are re-labeling

millionaires? They are now "Democrats & Hollywood elites" instead of "Job Creaters".

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:51 AM

16. kick

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:27 AM

17. Wasn't he the one that "found" Palin?

I don't know about this guy.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:08 PM

18. Kristol translated: Take the deal you fools

and protect the fat defense contracts!

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:23 PM

19. Kristrol is a neo-con, not a "drown the government" dope like Norquist.

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