Senate Finance chair sees flexibility on Bush tax cuts

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xyz2055 wrote:

Everyone knows we can’t fix out deficit problem through raising taxes. The real issue is that we can’t afford the Bush tax cuts. Regardless of the amount saved by letting them expire for the richest in this country, it would help in lowering the deficit. There is still much more to be done. We have a military budget that is absolutely insane. Personally…i”d close the Department of Homeland Security in a “New York” minute. Worthless!

Nov 13, 2012 8:19pm EST  --  Report as abuse
elfenstar wrote:

Let them just expire for all… problem solved.

Nov 13, 2012 10:31pm EST  --  Report as abuse
elfenstar wrote:

Let them just expire for all… problem solved.

Nov 13, 2012 10:31pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Brain wrote:

What is this nonsense about voters gave Obama a mandate to raise taxes on wealthy Americans? Obama won because more stupid, low IQ people voted in this election. Some of them don’t even know what the word “taxes” mean and Obama is counting this as a mandate? No raising taxes. Stop the fraud-laden food stamps program. Stop the nonsense WIC program. Stop the free-rent program for illegal aliens. Stop federal aid for illegal aliens who go to college. Cut Medicare. Cut Medicade. Cut all the pork-barrel entitlement progams and ask people to work for their money. That’s it. We will have a $4-trillion surplus by 2016.

Nov 14, 2012 2:41pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Brain wrote:

@elfenstar: if someone started working after 2001, expiring the tax cuts is like raising taxes, since they never ever paid taxes that high.

Nov 14, 2012 2:43pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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