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Poll: Obama, Congress will blow
new taxes, not cut deficit

Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard

Original Article

Posted By:markinalpine, 11/26/2012 8:55:32 PM

Americans have a pretty good idea of what President Obama and Congress will do if they raise taxes as expected: It will be blown on expanding the government, not cutting the deficit as Washington is promising. A new Rasmussen Reports poll finds that 48 percent of likely voters believe that new taxes are likely to be used for new government programs. Some 38 have faith that the president and Congress will keep their word and cut spending and deficits and 14 percent are not sure. The fight over preventing the so-called "fiscal cliff" are hung up on taxes

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You can tell how serious the obysmal won is when he sends Tax-Cheat Timmy Geithner to the negotiations.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 11/26/2012 8:58:10 PM     (No. 9035123)

Alex, I´ll take "Over the Fiscal Cliff" for a thousand.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: CEP, 11/26/2012 9:35:11 PM     (No. 9035148)

We need to throw Obama and the Congress over the cliff, this is turning into a horror movie.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: trapper, 11/26/2012 9:47:49 PM     (No. 9035159)

OK, over the fiscal cliff for a thousand.

"Nothing happens."

What is "What if we just do nothing?"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Shimp, 11/26/2012 10:14:51 PM     (No. 9035178)

For crying out loud....are 38% of the populace stupid or what? There ain´t gonna be no spending cuts in this "cliff". How stupified the American´s have become........shocking.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Janjan, 11/26/2012 10:32:42 PM     (No. 9035189)

But they supposedly voted for him anyway. Astounding and really not believable.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: iamtinman, 11/27/2012 1:45:15 AM     (No. 9035291)

And yet, they still voted for him! I have lost all faith in the intelligence of the average american voter. Knowing what a pathetic farce the last four years have been they said "Sure, Finish destroying the economy as long as I get my goodies."

If you have time, calculate the number of people who are going to be getting free medical care (well, free for them) paid for by your tax dollars. Add the folks who are on welfare, food stamps, and section 8 housing and remember that you are paying for that. Then add the outrageous pensions and disability rates of our so-called public servents. Yes that´s your money too! Then throw in the featherbedded salaries and benefits of congress, Amtrak, and yes the post office. Then toss in the national debt and the unfunded entitlements. If your brain hasn´t exploded by now you don´t have one. You are being systematically ripped off at every level of government.

Don´t worry, be happy. It won´t be long before this economy will implode and then we can try to put a truly free nation back together again.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/27/2012 4:23:00 AM     (No. 9035352)

Geez what a leader! His head hurts if he has to talk numbers. Sends a surrogate in for negotiations. Wasnt Timmy the one who wanted no limits on the debt ceiling?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/27/2012 4:23:59 AM     (No. 9035353)

This article is late off the mark. Weeks ago Schumer was out there outllining his plan to spend any increase to the tax rate on another stimulous (no doubt to benefit unions, bundlers, and friends), longer unemployment checks, etc.

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