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Lorien Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-06-10 12:53 PM
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55. So, 33 billion for the poor in exchange for 800 Billion for the uber rich
Edited on Mon Dec-06-10 12:53 PM by Lorien
what a deal! :sarcasm:

Fuck you very much, Mr. President, and those friends of yours in the GOP! :grr:
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  -There it is: "Let's Make a Deal: Obama Poised to Break Campaign Promise and Extend Tax Cuts" stevedeshazer  Dec-05-10 08:08 PM   #0 
  - If he let middle class tax cuts expire, he would also be breaking one of his biggest promises. n/t  BzaDem   Dec-05-10 08:09 PM   #1 
  - We'll get about 500 bucks. Bazillionaires get big bux, no sacrifice.  stevedeshazer   Dec-05-10 08:12 PM   #7 
  - Hell, that wouldn't even pay for half a dental crown  leftstreet   Dec-05-10 08:15 PM   #11 
  - This is pure media speculation  ProSense   Dec-05-10 08:17 PM   #13 
  - It's 310 billion per year. A family of 4 making 40k total would lose over 2500/year.  BzaDem   Dec-05-10 08:37 PM   #26 
  - Your facts were a little off..  Serial Mom   Dec-06-10 08:46 AM   #43 
     - I'm not sure why you pick a completely different example, and then claim my numbers for my example  BzaDem   Dec-06-10 09:10 AM   #49 
        - The savings are CREDIT for people with kids...  Serial Mom   Dec-06-10 09:27 AM   #50 
           - Oh yeah, I don't disagree with you there. My examples were for families, not single adults.  BzaDem   Dec-06-10 09:40 AM   #52 
  - Exactly...  Serial Mom   Dec-06-10 08:39 AM   #42 
  - No he would not  Winterblues   Dec-06-10 01:02 PM   #56 
  - Obama could introduce his own middle class tax cuts and have the Republicans vote  neverforget   Dec-06-10 02:02 PM   #62 
  - Nope. Rec'd n/t  Catherina   Dec-05-10 08:10 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, it's a helluva deal that sensible Democrats should support  somone   Dec-05-10 08:11 PM   #3 
  - That's some hefty spin.  ProSense   Dec-05-10 08:11 PM   #4 
  - Here's some non-spin:  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-06-10 08:49 AM   #45 
  - Shit.  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-05-10 08:12 PM   #5 
  - +1  Owl   Dec-05-10 08:14 PM   #10 
  - gah!  FirstLight   Dec-05-10 08:12 PM   #6 
  - Shocking.  QC   Dec-05-10 08:14 PM   #8 
  - No. I am no longer what I voted for.....but it was not this...  BrklynLiberal   Dec-05-10 08:14 PM   #9 
  - Somewhere in D.C., an olive forest has been clearcut and denuded.  stevedeshazer   Dec-05-10 08:17 PM   #12 
  - Yes he can.  Jamastiene   Dec-06-10 01:48 PM   #60 
  - I think the average person would be happy that the wealthy did not make out like bandits, even if  Safetykitten   Dec-05-10 08:18 PM   #14 
  - i told you guys  blueknight   Dec-05-10 08:20 PM   #17 
  - Yep...how right you are. I think of all the work I did to help get this guy elected...  BlueJazz   Dec-05-10 08:57 PM   #30 
  - In theory, yeah, but when you have not one single dollar in your wallet to feed  gateley   Dec-05-10 08:21 PM   #18 
     - The economy is not improving. It will be worse in the spring, then he can ram it down their throats.  Safetykitten   Dec-05-10 08:30 PM   #23 
  - On the upside, he's running out of promises to break. n/t  hughee99   Dec-05-10 08:19 PM   #15 
  - Love your optimism!  CrispyQ   Dec-06-10 05:15 PM   #66 
  - Even though I HATE this, there's no way he'd go for it without assurance of Unemployment  gateley   Dec-05-10 08:20 PM   #16 
  - This price is way too high.  stevedeshazer   Dec-05-10 08:25 PM   #19 
  - It was going to come to this  ProSense   Dec-05-10 08:26 PM   #21 
     - Obama thanks you for your blind support.  olegramps   Dec-06-10 08:48 AM   #44 
     - And most of us will pay for the huge loss of revenue from the billionaire tax GIVEAWAYS later!  cascadiance   Dec-06-10 12:37 PM   #54 
  - But Wait, There Is More  somone   Dec-05-10 08:26 PM   #20 
  - Wait  ProSense   Dec-05-10 08:28 PM   #22 
     - What do you call someone outwitted by a clown?  rug   Dec-05-10 08:42 PM   #27 
     - Yes, inded they are all clowns and laughing their heads off at Obama.  olegramps   Dec-06-10 08:50 AM   #46 
  - No. But, it's what I expected from a centrist professional politician.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-05-10 08:30 PM   #24 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-05-10 08:33 PM   #25 
  - Did you see Glen Ford's article?  ThinkerFeeler   Dec-05-10 08:44 PM   #28 
  - Good find  somone   Dec-05-10 08:47 PM   #29 
  - Welcome to DU  Hydra   Dec-05-10 09:00 PM   #31 
     - A very sad +1 for the truth. n/t  Laelth   Dec-06-10 08:56 AM   #48 
  - He never campaigned on that if you were paying attention!  Bluebear   Dec-05-10 09:00 PM   #32 
  - Hold fire until he actually does it. (nt)  philly_bob   Dec-05-10 10:07 PM   #33 
  - Actually, that's the wrong approach  Alcibiades   Dec-06-10 08:35 AM   #41 
  - I would suggest that in the case of health care it wasn't a good strategy.  olegramps   Dec-06-10 08:53 AM   #47 
  - Voted for torture Ford said it all last month...  Individualist   Dec-05-10 10:32 PM   #34 
  - So Yertle the Turtle and his merry band of fuckheads  tnlefty   Dec-05-10 10:34 PM   #35 
  - Oh, House of Representatives!  Toucano   Dec-05-10 10:38 PM   #36 
  - Why? So the next Republican house can pass the tax cuts, but this time without unemployment? n/t  BzaDem   Dec-05-10 10:49 PM   #39 
     - Yep. n/t  Toucano   Dec-06-10 08:23 AM   #40 
  - Come on, people...McConnell is negotiating in public  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-05-10 10:45 PM   #37 
  - I'll bet the 'unemployment benefits extension'  pipoman   Dec-05-10 10:46 PM   #38 
  - I don't think the republicans will allow the extension of UE Benefits. It is something  AlinPA   Dec-06-10 01:07 PM   #58 
  - And they will expire in 2013 just so they can be a 2012 campaign issue  shawn703   Dec-06-10 09:38 AM   #51 
  - Do the f'n math Dems...  disillusioned73   Dec-06-10 12:03 PM   #53 
  - So, 33 billion for the poor in exchange for 800 Billion for the uber rich  Lorien   Dec-06-10 12:53 PM   #55 
  - What will happen when the republicans renege on the extension on UE Benefits  AlinPA   Dec-06-10 01:04 PM   #57 
  - It'll still happen.  Jamastiene   Dec-06-10 01:55 PM   #61 
  - the sell out continues.  Poboy   Dec-06-10 01:43 PM   #59 
  - Do You think he Really Cares?  Dinger   Dec-06-10 02:04 PM   #63 
  - Well, we officially know know who's side he's on.  myrna minx   Dec-06-10 02:07 PM   #65 
  - I can't believe this is what I voted for.  myrna minx   Dec-06-10 02:05 PM   #64 
  - "Tax cuts don't matter if you don't have a job."  CrispyQ   Dec-06-10 05:16 PM   #67 
 

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