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Obama says middle-class
tax hike would be ´like
getting a lump of coal´
for Christmas as he tours U.S.
drumming up support for deal

Daily Mail [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/30/2012 6:34:48 PM

Barack Obama today continued to pile pressure on Congress to extend tax cuts for the middle class, saying a rates hike would be like getting a ´lump of coal´ for Christmas. In the first of a series of campaign-style speeches designed to sell his solution for the ´fiscal cliff´, the President argued that Republicans should extend existing Bush-era tax rates for households earning $250,000 or less, while allowing increases to kick in for the wealthy. However, Republican leader John Boehner described the state of negotiations as a ´stalemate´ and criticised Obama for not making a serious offer on a deal.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TheMom, 11/30/2012 6:41:51 PM     (No. 9042043)

Any new taxes at all will be like lumps of coal, a whole truckload, in fact. He´s the Grinch and we are all Who´s.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: phx4546, 11/30/2012 6:47:44 PM     (No. 9042049)

...and if we call in the next 30 minutes you will cause a person who has spent his or her life busting their butt working for a living and making a decent living to receive a second tax increase by paying only shipping and handling......this imposter who get´s off giving away other people´s money sounds more and more like a huckester on tv pushing products that don´t work (just like his supporters)



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Reply 3 - Posted by: mythman, 11/30/2012 6:48:18 PM     (No. 9042051)

No problem, just shovel several trillion more tons of coal unto future generations.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 11/30/2012 7:00:41 PM     (No. 9042070)

It´s like getting a lump of Obama, thank you sir may I have another?


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Scribelus, 11/30/2012 7:04:35 PM     (No. 9042074)

Exactly, Number 4! Obama is a lump of coal that will smolder and emit a foul stench for "four more years".

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Reply 6 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 11/30/2012 7:08:12 PM     (No. 9042078)

I got my lump of coal on election day.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: volksford, 11/30/2012 7:11:43 PM     (No. 9042080)

You want to know how Zero feels about the middle class ?..just check out Rev. Wrights sermons. Zero did not sit in that church for nothing, Marxists one and all.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: curious1, 11/30/2012 7:43:16 PM     (No. 9042116)

Speaking of four more years of stench in the WH - anyone heard if the pubbies have the cojones to encourage all 20 red state´s electoral delegates home so there isn´t an electoral college quorum, so the House can choose the president?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 11/30/2012 7:44:07 PM     (No. 9042118)

This guy makes me ill.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Penney, 11/30/2012 8:00:21 PM     (No. 9042136)

More 0bama revenge? ...He is certainly enjoying his own sarcastic quips, eh?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nina584, 11/30/2012 8:42:13 PM     (No. 9042191)

I want to go through the cliff. All the 47% will be hit with taxes. I ll pay gladly more just to see them get hit.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/30/2012 8:47:22 PM     (No. 9042201)

Hey Bam Bam, that brown lump in your shorts is not coal.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JAN, 11/30/2012 8:51:05 PM     (No. 9042207)

We will be wishing for lumps of coal when his wish for electricity costs to skyrocket.

Then we´ll be hit with the added cost of obamacare.

America will be no more.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/30/2012 9:32:52 PM     (No. 9042263)

If this maroon can lead and doesn´t blow our tax dollars, we all would be in better shape

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Reply 15 - Posted by: wepeople, 11/30/2012 9:39:32 PM     (No. 9042271)

Feckless Zimbabwean.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bob913, 12/1/2012 1:19:14 AM     (No. 9042416)

obama and the democrats want to give 1.6 trillion lumps of coal to taxpayers.

obama has refused to cut any spending.
Republicans need to let obama fail.

That means no more photos with either George´s or Jeb Bush or Mitt Romney or McCain etc., saying want a swell guy obama is.

You just know some republican will step up to undermine us.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/1/2012 4:23:12 AM     (No. 9042484)

With this plan (when all of the dirty details and I gotcha after the fact clauses are known) it will be more like a lump of something that doesn´t smell really good in the ole yuletide stocking! You can take the president out of the community organizer, but you can´t community organizer out of the president (Saul Alinsky), and the campaign drags on.

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