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Tue Jan 20, 2015, 12:33 PM

‘Class warfare’: GOP senator attacks Obama’s plan to close tax loopholes for the wealthy

Like the old saying goes, it's only "class warfare" when people fight back.

The Senate’s top tax law writer accused President Barack Obama on Tuesday of undertaking “class warfare” with his plan to raise taxes on wealthier Americans to help the middle class.

Republican Senator Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said the proposals Obama is expected to set out in his State of the Union address on Tuesday evening would violate principles of simplicity and “revenue neutrality” that Hatch said are key to any real tax reform.

“This plan that we’ll hear about tonight appears to be more about redistribution, with added complexity, and class warfare, directed at job-creating small businesses, than about tax reform,” Hatch said in remarks prepared for delivery in a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/01/class-warfare-gop-senator-attacks-obamas-plan-to-close-tax-loopholes-for-the-wealthy/

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Reply ‘Class warfare’: GOP senator attacks Obama’s plan to close tax loopholes for the wealthy (Original post)
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Response to phantom power (Original post)

Tue Jan 20, 2015, 12:37 PM

1. Fuck Hatch

 

raise those dang taxes!!

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Response to phantom power (Original post)

Tue Jan 20, 2015, 12:49 PM

2. Obama should bury the viewer with hard numbers in the SOTU speech. From Reagan to now.

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Response to phantom power (Original post)

Tue Jan 20, 2015, 12:51 PM

3. So says the senator worth

almost four million dollars. No conflict of interest there.
Why was it not class warfare when they lowered the taxes for the wealthy?

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Response to phantom power (Original post)

Tue Jan 20, 2015, 12:55 PM

4. Just return the rates

To what they were under Reagan.

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