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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 07:35 PM

38. If I Win Powerball, I'm Going To Retire In A Week

The chances of that are the same as the chances of the repukes compromising anytime soon on the tax issue.

I don't see a deal being made until after the end of the year, and perhaps dragging into even February or beyond.

The repukes are going to have to be dragged kicking and screaming into any compromise, and they're going to extract every last ounce of blood from the Democrats, and the entitlement programs they love, before giving in.

It wouldn't surprise me if in the end we get just what someone else on this thread said. A mere 2% increase in the top rate, combined with substantial entitlement cuts and cuts in tax deductions for the middle class. The repukes will make certain the pain hits the middle class at least as hard as it's going to hit their "base" in the top 2%.

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