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ibegurpard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-02-10 05:35 PM
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  -Compromise to block year-end tax increase for millions takes shape. Benefit extension included bigtree  Dec-02-10 05:13 PM   #0 
  - How about letting the tax cuts expire and extending UE benefits, Mr. President?  Subdivisions   Dec-02-10 05:17 PM   #1 
  - he's assuming that would be dead on arrival in either House  bigtree   Dec-02-10 05:24 PM   #3 
  - Well, I think he assured it would be when he caved on tax cuts before Congress even convened. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 07:12 PM   #22 
  - the legislature is free to do whatever they want  bigtree   Dec-02-10 07:24 PM   #26 
     - Yes, the legislature intended to write a bill extending the middle class tax cut, only & dare the...  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 07:41 PM   #30 
        - they intend to stage a vote to get republicans on record voting against tax cuts  bigtree   Dec-02-10 07:54 PM   #32 
           - uh huh nt  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 09:12 PM   #43 
  - Good thing the Democrats control the House and Senate or they would be dead on arrival.  Better Believe It   Dec-02-10 09:12 PM   #42 
  - Everyone can give their potential tax cut away to the unemployed themselves regardless  stray cat   Dec-02-10 05:35 PM   #9 
     - As a bloody matter of fact, I'll be doing that and more  Jackpine Radical   Dec-02-10 09:13 PM   #44 
  - No Matter How Many Times You Smear And Slime Him, He Will Take The High Road  Beetwasher   Dec-02-10 05:18 PM   #2 
  - If he extends tax cuts to the wealthy he is weak nt  abelenkpe   Dec-02-10 05:24 PM   #4 
  - the House and Senate are in control of that, not the President  bigtree   Dec-02-10 05:29 PM   #5 
  - veto  ibegurpard   Dec-02-10 05:35 PM   #8 
     - which would effectively end the middle class cuts  bigtree   Dec-02-10 05:43 PM   #12 
        - well, we all have to make sacrifices isn't that what we're being told?  ibegurpard   Dec-02-10 05:55 PM   #15 
           - who are we speaking for?  bigtree   Dec-02-10 06:57 PM   #17 
  - Cuz That's The Only Thing That Matters  Beetwasher   Dec-02-10 06:53 PM   #16 
  - Aw...  sendero   Dec-02-10 07:04 PM   #19 
  - who thought the President had the power to just expire the tax cuts for the wealthy  bigtree   Dec-02-10 07:07 PM   #21 
  - Certainly will-that high road up there where all the billionaires live. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 07:13 PM   #23 
     - Yes! Fuck The Unemployed!  Beetwasher   Dec-02-10 07:26 PM   #27 
        - Well, the billionaires would certainly like us to think that's the only way.  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 09:16 PM   #45 
           - Yeah! Nothing Happens Until We Stop The Tax Breaks!!  Beetwasher   Dec-02-10 09:17 PM   #46 
              - The billionaires thank you.  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 09:25 PM   #47 
                 - Yes, You Repeat Yourself And It's Working So Well!  Beetwasher   Dec-02-10 09:51 PM   #49 
  - How is this going to look for the deficit next year and our credit rating?  OlympicBrian   Dec-02-10 05:32 PM   #6 
  - does anyone really care or do each side just grandstand?  stray cat   Dec-02-10 05:34 PM   #7 
  - Looks like a lot of BS to me nt  OlympicBrian   Dec-02-10 05:36 PM   #10 
  - Geithner, one of the WH negotiators argued that point repeatedly  bigtree   Dec-02-10 05:40 PM   #11 
     - Well this opens the door to higher interest rates and possible debt rating downgrade nt  OlympicBrian   Dec-02-10 05:49 PM   #13 
        - we don't know what the final pakage will contain  bigtree   Dec-02-10 05:54 PM   #14 
  - There were three possible outcomes..  sendero   Dec-02-10 07:01 PM   #18 
  - there was never a possibility of getting one without the other. Congress is in charge of that  bigtree   Dec-02-10 07:05 PM   #20 
     - Which is why it was weird he announced his willingness to compromise before they were in session. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 07:14 PM   #24 
        - who didn't know what the House and Senate would bear?  bigtree   Dec-02-10 07:35 PM   #28 
        - Human pretzeling is hard. He doesn't pass legislation!!!! He already knew what was possible!!!!  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 07:38 PM   #29 
           - political pretzeling is hard  bigtree   Dec-02-10 07:43 PM   #31 
              - uh huh nt  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 09:11 PM   #40 
        - Folding before the fight..  sendero   Dec-02-10 08:06 PM   #34 
           - there wasn't going to be the fight you imagined or hoped for  bigtree   Dec-02-10 08:20 PM   #35 
              - the blue dog in my state who didn't vote for unemployment extensions the first round  RainDog   Dec-02-10 08:25 PM   #36 
              - Your post is incomprehensible..  sendero   Dec-02-10 08:28 PM   #37 
              - really?  RainDog   Dec-02-10 09:38 PM   #48 
              - uh huh nt  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 09:11 PM   #41 
  - This is positive news  TheWebHead   Dec-02-10 07:23 PM   #25 
     - I have read arguments that indicate that it is economically advantageous to tax the wealthy  RainDog   Dec-02-10 07:57 PM   #33 
     - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 09:09 PM   #39 
     - Investors and job creators???  laughingliberal   Dec-02-10 09:09 PM   #38 

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