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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-01-10 05:26 PM
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10. Clearly, the expiration of the tax cut.
Who will turn out in 2012 if our voters are hurting more then?
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  -A question for you all....... Uben  Dec-01-10 05:22 PM   #0 
  - I would like to retake the House, keep the Senate, and keep the White House in '12  PBS Poll-435   Dec-01-10 05:23 PM   #1 
  - If the tax cuts are made permanent, it won't MATTER who wins in 2012  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 05:25 PM   #7 
     - Opinions are like  PBS Poll-435   Dec-01-10 05:28 PM   #12 
     - If the tax cuts are eternal, it will never matter again who wins an election.  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 05:46 PM   #24 
     - I don't think people really understand what maintaining those tax cuts  EFerrari   Dec-01-10 05:34 PM   #15 
        - Do you support maintaining the middle class tax cuts? n/t  BzaDem   Dec-01-10 05:42 PM   #21 
           - That can't be a good thing if the rich still keep theirs.  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 06:11 PM   #37 
           - I make $62k a year...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-01-10 06:13 PM   #39 
  - What's the connection? nt  polichick   Dec-01-10 05:23 PM   #2 
  - going after the top tax cut is a win  KingOfLostSouls   Dec-01-10 05:24 PM   #3 
  - What makes you think it is an either / or position?  Vincardog   Dec-01-10 05:24 PM   #4 
  - Because if you let the middle class cut expire......  Uben   Dec-01-10 05:48 PM   #26 
     - What remains of the social safety net will be lost forever.  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 06:10 PM   #36 
     - You agree to MORE tax cuts for the rich, and the GOP CONTINUES to argue that we can do NOTHING to  Vincardog   Dec-02-10 11:49 AM   #43 
  - Question for you....why is this presented as an either/or?  Forkboy   Dec-01-10 05:24 PM   #5 
  - Gosh, I sure hope so......  Uben   Dec-01-10 05:59 PM   #31 
  - You need to clarify the question a bit more...  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 05:24 PM   #6 
  - Permanent? Hell no! Two years.  Uben   Dec-01-10 06:01 PM   #32 
     - It would never just be two years and you know it.  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 06:05 PM   #35 
  - There is an argument to be made  WilliamPitt   Dec-01-10 05:26 PM   #8 
  - We could keep the powder dry some for elections in 2014, 16, 18, .....  The Straight Story   Dec-01-10 05:26 PM   #9 
  - Wouldn't the powder have blown away in the wind by then?  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 05:26 PM   #11 
  - Clearly, the expiration of the tax cut.  EFerrari   Dec-01-10 05:26 PM   #10 
  - I want both. And more.  geckosfeet   Dec-01-10 05:31 PM   #13 
  - .  BzaDem   Dec-01-10 05:44 PM   #23 
  - I don't see how one is dependent on the other. nt  obxhead   Dec-01-10 05:33 PM   #14 
  - Tax cuts. Fuck keeping the powder dry. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-01-10 05:35 PM   #16 
  - Is that powder even still in the bag?  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 05:48 PM   #27 
  - At this point I'm in favor of letting the tax cuts expire for all.  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Dec-01-10 05:39 PM   #17 
  - Retaining the Senate and Whitehouse in 2012 n/t  doc03   Dec-01-10 05:41 PM   #18 
  - delete  doc03   Dec-01-10 05:41 PM   #19 
  - delete  doc03   Dec-01-10 05:41 PM   #20 
  - Um, there are plenty of people here who's GOAL it is to lose the WH independent of everything else.  BzaDem   Dec-01-10 05:43 PM   #22 
  - You'd have to admit that, with those tax cuts carved in eternal stone  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 05:47 PM   #25 
  - Yeah, because in politics, there is only one issue. Not muliple issues.  BzaDem   Dec-01-10 06:02 PM   #33 
     - There's nothing else on which meaningful change can be possible  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 06:04 PM   #34 
     - It's delusional to think that the tax cuts for the rich will ever end if they don't end NOW.  Ken Burch   Dec-01-10 06:27 PM   #42 
  - If we give in to everything that the Repugs want, what is the difference?  Curmudgeoness   Dec-01-10 06:27 PM   #41 
  - apples/oranges...choose one  spanone   Dec-01-10 05:50 PM   #28 
  - Eliminate the tax cut for the 2%, use the $ to extend unemployment benefits...  guruoo   Dec-01-10 05:55 PM   #29 
  - How does one thing lead to or relat to the other?  Bluenorthwest   Dec-01-10 05:57 PM   #30 
  - expiration of tax cuts  RainDog   Dec-01-10 06:11 PM   #38 
  - We could have both. This is not an either/or situation...  Curmudgeoness   Dec-01-10 06:20 PM   #40 

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