Barack Obama wants taxes increased on the “rich” but not for the purpose of revenue. As previously noted, those taxes will net only $80 billion per year thrown at a $1250 billion deficit. Obama wants to be seen as “punishing” the well off in the guise of “fairness.” “Fairness” appeals greatly to those who lack the ambition gene.
Yesterday, commenter Bradley wrote in part:
Hey Rick! Please understand it´s not something you´re saying necessarily it´s just the very idea of getting all worked up over the opinon of a european socialist (or any other human being, no personal disrespect to Joseph Ratzinger, a good man by all accounts)...
What’s going on here? Does Big Guy really want us to go off the fiscal cliff?(snip)don’t hold your breath during these “negotiations.”And don’t be worried about Big Guy’s implementing the Cloward-Piven strategy (yet).(snip)Butt never mind that:let’s move on to the real news of the day. Anna Wintour for Ambassador?President Barack Obama is considering nominating Anna Wintour,the editor-in-chief of Vogue,to be either his next ambassador to the U.K. or France, as he looks to reward his biggest fundraisers with embassies that never seem out of fashion,according to two people familiar with the matter.What the heck,why not...
No More Mr. Nice Speaker! Its time for the Congressional Republicans to fight back. Yesterday´s counter-offer made by House leadership and the almost immediate rejection by President Obama shows the GOP willing to compromise and the President glued to his position.
The Bohener offer called for $800 billion in new revenue via tax-code reform along with spending cuts and entitlement reforms that would trim a little over $2 trillion dollars off the deficit. The $800 in revenue created by the GOP plan is equivalent to the funds generated by eliminating the "Bush tax cuts for families making more than $250K (individuals
If only there was enough time to give this thing some teeth:
An online petition seeking to hold the President and Congress accountable by withholding their paychecks and healthcare benefits until the “Fiscal Cliff” is avoided, and an agreement solving the agonizing crisis is reached, was created on the White House website on December 3, 2012...
The White House commemorated the anniversary of Rosa Parks refusing to give up her bus seat by releasing a picture of Barack Obama on the bus. On December 7th, the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, what picture do you suppose the White House will release then? The article contains my prediction!
A couple of weeks ago, I said to my sister, “Kate’s pregnant,” referring to the Duchess of Cambridge.
“How do you know?” she asked.
“Because,” I told her, “the British press was filled with daily stories about her, showing her going her and there, and always talking about her perfect style. Suddenly, though, she’s vanished. She’s not showing up anywhere. so I’m betting that she’s pregnant and suffering from morning sickness.”
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