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Jakes Progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-20-11 01:55 PM
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87. Yep. Which ones?
I didn't ask about closing loopholes. My uncle is a Fortune 500 accountant. He loves it when the government "closes loopholes". They have fifty lined up for every one the government closes.

I was asking about increasing the taxes on the people who caused the mess we are in. Closing a loophole on a corporation is like putting a thumb in a breaking dam. Has any of these guys written a bill to take back the tax break that the wealthy just got. I like Kerry too, But he falls into the category that would get hit by such a tax. As do many in congress. So it is easier to play with language and put patches here and there. Just pass the tax.

And I'm sorry. I don't see any of the bills you mention, let alone the corporate gift that is Obama's plan, that will put people back to work. We lost millions of jobs. We are still shipping jobs overseas every day. I had two men that I counseled' with this week who were laid off when their graphic arts jobs were farmed out to India.

Senators getting together over brunch to "cooperate" on finding jobs so that they can feel good will not get it done. For every job in a fiber optics company that is created for a temporary project, there are thousands of guys desperate to feed their families. I see them every day. The start up visa bill will create dozens of jobs. The beer act will give tax breaks to -wait for it - people who own breweries. Know any poor brewery owners? Again. Dozens and Dozens of low end jobs. I hope the expense account brie on toast was worth it. We paid for the lunch.

Kerry is a nice guy. He just doesn't get it. I'm afraid your sources don't either.

Getting back to the original concept in the OP. Would any of your heroes care to go on record vowing not to support or vote for any bill that cuts social security? Got a link to a space where Kerry condemns those portions of the progress made by the cat food commission?
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