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ixion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-19-11 07:17 PM
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1. The problem is in your translation. Obama is speaking neocon...
which means he's saying "What the wealthy had was not enough, so I'm going to give them more free money."
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  -Obama: 'I refuse to renew' Bush tax cuts for rich. pa28  Jul-19-11 07:15 PM   #0 
  - The problem is in your translation. Obama is speaking neocon...  ixion   Jul-19-11 07:17 PM   #1 
  - How long are we going to sit and watch this country sink b/c of a wealthy president and Congress?  MichiganVote   Jul-19-11 07:17 PM   #2 
  - Kind of makes you want to puke, doesn't it?  ThomWV   Jul-19-11 07:18 PM   #3 
  - Yes.  pa28   Jul-20-11 01:41 AM   #46 
  - K&R And all while cutting the SS checks of the elderly poor.  woo me with science   Jul-19-11 07:18 PM   #4 
  - and a fucking asshole.  kath   Jul-19-11 11:51 PM   #43 
     - LOL.  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-20-11 01:19 PM   #64 
  - KILL THE RICH  BOG PERSON   Jul-19-11 07:19 PM   #5 
  - I think the lowest top marginal rate under Reagan was 28%  bluestateguy   Jul-19-11 07:20 PM   #6 
  - So top rates are all that matter to you?  tritsofme   Jul-19-11 07:22 PM   #7 
  - no, here at...  dennis4868   Jul-19-11 07:24 PM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-19-11 07:24 PM   #11 
  - This plan is based on Simpson-Bowles.  pa28   Jul-19-11 07:36 PM   #19 
  - I'll take "very high marginal rates" for $500, Alex. Work on loopholes later.  WinkyDink   Jul-19-11 07:36 PM   #20 
  - The main "loophole" I'm concerned about is capital gains income.  pa28   Jul-19-11 08:10 PM   #26 
  - put down the crack pipe  fascisthunter   Jul-19-11 08:11 PM   #27 
  - I know, it is a pretty simple concept.  tritsofme   Jul-19-11 08:21 PM   #30 
     - and others are just gullible  hfojvt   Jul-20-11 01:36 PM   #68 
  - It might be now...  W_HAMILTON   Jul-20-11 01:59 AM   #47 
  - link?  spanone   Jul-19-11 07:24 PM   #9 
  - Here is the summary that has been floating around today.  pa28   Jul-19-11 07:33 PM   #16 
     - thanks for that!  spanone   Jul-19-11 07:44 PM   #22 
  - Except when a super-duper bipartisan plan comes along!  Still Waters   Jul-19-11 07:24 PM   #10 
  - lol. At least you made me laugh in the middle of all this.  robinlynne   Jul-19-11 10:40 PM   #34 
  - Psych!  Karmadillo   Jul-19-11 07:26 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-19-11 07:28 PM   #13 
  - He advocated taxing the rich last weekend  ProSense   Jul-19-11 07:28 PM   #14 
  - "Any bill I sign must include a public option"  MannyGoldstein   Jul-19-11 07:34 PM   #18 
     - "The President is going to announce Social Security cuts in his SOTU."  ProSense   Jul-19-11 08:13 PM   #28 
        - Actually, I predicted that he'd "call" for cuts, and  MannyGoldstein   Jul-19-11 08:38 PM   #31 
           - Where did he call for "cuts" to SS?  mzmolly   Jul-20-11 01:17 PM   #63 
  - who are you pa28?  babsbunny   Jul-19-11 07:32 PM   #15 
  - Show me a QUOTE where Obama has thrown his full weight behind the Gang of Six. There isn't one  emulatorloo   Jul-19-11 07:33 PM   #17 
  - oops... well, yes he has...  ixion   Jul-19-11 07:56 PM   #23 
     - Oops, he did no such thing.  Ikonoklast   Jul-19-11 09:48 PM   #32 
        - lol  ixion   Jul-20-11 05:42 AM   #55 
        - There is no credible media source, nor any of the President's own words, that supports your reading.  WinkyDink   Jul-20-11 01:11 PM   #61 
  - yeah -- he'll just give him re-written ones paid for by America's seniors  Donnachaidh   Jul-19-11 07:38 PM   #21 
  - me, too... it's old...  ixion   Jul-19-11 08:00 PM   #24 
  - Well, K&R  MannyGoldstein   Jul-19-11 08:09 PM   #25 
  - a real Democratic president would take any Dem in gang of six and throw them out a window  yurbud   Jul-19-11 08:15 PM   #29 
  - He is our leader....(holding back the tears)  deaniac21   Jul-19-11 10:37 PM   #33 
  - Obama is totally out of his element, Aparentally, being the smartest  deaniac21   Jul-19-11 11:05 PM   #35 
  - Nice try. He didn't support the details. Unrec for distortion of Obama's position.  ClarkUSA   Jul-19-11 11:18 PM   #36 
  - LOL...I will call you very optimistic! n-t  Logical   Jul-19-11 11:25 PM   #37 
  - Here's another fact: "Top Senate Dems say not enough time to pass Gang of Six plan"  ClarkUSA   Jul-19-11 11:27 PM   #38 
  - He endorsed the package.  pa28   Jul-19-11 11:29 PM   #39 
  - Yawn. FACT: "Top Senate Dems say not enough time to pass Gang of Six plan"  ClarkUSA   Jul-19-11 11:35 PM   #40 
     - Why is he endorsing the plan if it's doomed?  pa28   Jul-19-11 11:44 PM   #42 
        - It was a strategic ploy, of course. He singled out the Teabagger House for criticism, too.  ClarkUSA   Jul-19-11 11:52 PM   #44 
           - he is not very good at these fucking games  Skittles   Jul-20-11 05:26 AM   #52 
  - I'm joining you  mzmolly   Jul-20-11 01:05 PM   #58 
  - give Pres. Obama an oscar!  CaptRandom   Jul-19-11 11:37 PM   #41 
  - Kind of late for that. You have to be re-elected I think for  RegieRocker   Jul-19-11 11:58 PM   #45 
  - President Obama did NOT endorse the plan, he hasn't even read it yet.  Tx4obama   Jul-20-11 02:01 AM   #48 
  - I read all the additional info in your link. n/t  pa28   Jul-20-11 02:17 AM   #49 
  - What about this?  jtown1123   Jul-20-11 01:22 PM   #67 
  - HE. ALREADY. DID.  ProfessionalLeftist   Jul-20-11 02:51 AM   #50 
  - Somehow the plan  quaker bill   Jul-20-11 05:23 AM   #51 
  - because it reduces tax deductions that help the middle class.  jtown1123   Jul-20-11 01:22 PM   #66 
  - OBAMA'S tax cuts for the rich started on Dec 17,2010  SmileyRose   Jul-20-11 05:28 AM   #53 
  - Draft Feingold. nt  inna   Jul-20-11 05:29 AM   #54 
  - But it hasn't happened yet...  kentuck   Jul-20-11 06:21 AM   #56 
  - Very misleading. 1. He hasn't thrust his support behind any plan.  mzmolly   Jul-20-11 01:04 PM   #57 
  - Ugh. And it lowers deductions that help the middle class. It's pretty damn bad  jtown1123   Jul-20-11 01:07 PM   #60 
     - The media spin is that he did. But his words  mzmolly   Jul-20-11 01:16 PM   #62 
        - Here's a direct quote from Obama:  jtown1123   Jul-20-11 01:20 PM   #65 
        - I've seen these quotes. I don't see the so called embrace.  mzmolly   Jul-20-11 01:40 PM   #69 
        - "his words" are completely and utterly W-O-R-T-H-L-E-S-S, based on his record.  inna   Jul-20-11 11:36 PM   #72 
           - Pick out the one disappointment in 2000 pages of legislation, pieced together  mzmolly   Jul-21-11 02:04 PM   #73 
  - Huge K&R  jtown1123   Jul-20-11 01:05 PM   #59 
  - At the least, he won't renew them before the election...  kentuck   Jul-20-11 01:47 PM   #70 
     - He can't before the election because he already extended them past the election  Doctor_J   Jul-20-11 03:18 PM   #71 

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