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Moderate Joe Biden Wants Tax Hikes
Twice as Big as Hillary Clinton Proposed
in 2016

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Posted By: zoidberg, 12/5/2019 4:37:31 PM

One of the recurring questions of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries is whether the party has lurched too far to the left. This topic has manifested itself most prominently in the divide between the more progressive candidates, Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D–Mass) and Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.), and the relative moderates, former Vice President Joe Biden and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. (Snip) Biden's tax hikes would raise about $3.4 trillion over a decade, slightly less than half of the $7 trillion in total tax hikes proposed by Buttigieg. Warren, meanwhile, would raise taxes by at least $26 trillion.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DVC 12/5/2019 4:45:23 PM (No. 253789)
"Moderate".....like Stalin was a moderate compared to Lenin?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bogeegolf 12/5/2019 5:37:03 PM (No. 253825)
Let’s start talking about impeaching any Democrat that dares to get elected. It’s never too early apparently.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/5/2019 5:43:11 PM (No. 253834)
Duh He wants tax hikes? He wants to make the election about who can do the most push ups. I think he can out push-up Bernie, maybe even Tin Lizzie, but then he's got Buttgig to deal with and even if he wins, the election ain't about push ups. How are any of these people thought of as remotely SERIOUS?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Strike3 12/5/2019 6:04:34 PM (No. 253854)
No, no, and no. Obama talked in trillions and look what that got us - orange and green signs along every major highway in the country.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 12/5/2019 6:07:27 PM (No. 253856)
None of the Democrats are moderate. Its really that simple. Raise taxes. Legalize drugs. Out of control spending. Anti-American economic and foreign policy. Import cheap labor and export high paying jobs. How can you support any of these issues and still claim to be a moderate? The democrats aren't just out in left field. They are in a different ball park.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: JimBob 12/5/2019 9:34:47 PM (No. 253969)
Note to the headline writer: You forgot to place the 'Sneer Quotes' around the word 'Moderate'. Note to article writers and economic prognosticators in general: STOP using 'XXX Dollars per decade'. Congress writes a new budget and new tax laws every year, so every year the 'formula' changes. Also, predicting that a tax hike will increase tax income to the Government usually ignores the fact that when taxes increase, the taxed (that is, punished) activity decreases, so there is less activity to tax, and thus less money taken in by the Government. When President Reagan pushed through the tax cuts when he was first elected, economic activity increased so much that tax money to the Government DOUBLED...... and the Democrats in Congress Spent it ALL, and THEN SOME. Of course the Democrats and the Media (but I repeat myself) then blamed President Reagan for the increased Federal deficit.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2 12/6/2019 2:54:50 AM (No. 254089)
Joey can pony it up himself from all his corrupt ill-gotten gains. If it isn't enough, he can hit his son up for the difference. He's got plenty from corrupt deals.
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