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Huge Republican mistake

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The Republican hard stand on not rolling back tax cuts for those who earn over $250,000 is a game changer, makes them look like the party of the rich, but only if the Democrats take advantage of it with a media blitz.

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The Republican hard stand on not rolling back tax cuts for those who earn over $250,000 is a game changer, makes them look like the party of the rich, but only if the Democrats take advantage of it with a media blitz.

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They are the party of the rich and rich wannabes.
 

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The Republican hard stand on not rolling back tax cuts for those who earn over $250,000 is a game changer, makes them look like the party of the rich, but only if the Democrats take advantage of it with a media blitz.

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Wrong it shows they are protecting small Business and jobs
 

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Wrong it shows they are protecting small Business and jobs

You fell for their spin. They are just protecting the wealthy. Tax cuts for the rich will do abosolutely nothing to protect jobs and small businesses. They won't hire more people or expand their businesses. They will just add to their wealth.
 

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You fell for their spin. They are just protecting the wealthy. Tax cuts for the rich will do abosolutely nothing to protect jobs and small businesses. They won't hire more people or expand their businesses. They will just add to their wealth.

So you think small business can afford tax increases. Shows you care nothing about Jobs or your local merchants
 

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The wealthy already pay plenty. Why do liberals hate success?
Why do they think it's ok to take people's money to grow the government and make more people dependent?
Why do liberals want to kill jobs?
We are not in an economy that can take any tax hikes at this time.
 

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So you think small business can afford tax increases. Shows you care nothing about Jobs or your local merchants

If they are making over a quarter million dollars a year........yes they can afford a 3% tax increase. Someone is going to have to pay for Bush's wars and the debt he created. It amazes me how some people fall for all that BS the republicans put out. You do know its just going back to the rates before Bush destroyed our economy, don't you?
 
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So you think small business can afford tax increases. Shows you care nothing about Jobs or your local merchants
Was the temporary tax cut for businesses or individuals?
 

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So you think small business can afford tax increases. Shows you care nothing about Jobs or your local merchants

Shows you weren't paying attention. Obama and Dems offered a compromise to allow businesses to write off capital investments. The Republicans turned it down. That means this is entirely about making the wealthy even wealthier, not about business.

The Democrats would be idiots not to take advantage of this at this point in the game.
 
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If they are making over a quarter million dollars a year........yes they can afford a 3% tax increase. Someone is going to have to pay for Bush's wars and the debt he created. It amazes me how some people fall for all that BS the republicans put out. You do know its just going back to the rates before Bush destroyed our economy, don't you?

Business income is not personal income. Typically small business pays taxes at the personal rate not the corporate rate. This will hurt them and hurt any job growth
 
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So you think small business can afford tax increases. Shows you care nothing about Jobs or your local merchants

What tax increase is there on small business?
 

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Shows you weren't paying attention. Obama and Dems offered a compromise to allow businesses to write off capital investments. The Republicans turned it down. That means this is entirely about making the wealthy even wealthier, not about business.

The Democrats would be idiots not to take advantage of this at this point in the game.

Increasing Taxes in a recession shows it is about poitics and the dems needing more spending money
 

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Business income is not personal income. Typically small business pays taxes at the personal rate not the corporate rate. This wi hurt them and hurt any job growth

It will have zero effect on jobs and job growth. It will, however reduce the deficit.
 

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Increasing Taxes in a recession shows it is about poitics and the dems needing more spending money

No its to pay for the massive spending of the last administration.
 

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It will have zero effect on jobs and job growth. It will, however reduce the deficit.

It will hurt job growth in the private sector. It will not pay down anything. It means Obama and the dems will just spend more and waste more money
 

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You mean the large sums Obama has spent on his special interest groups like Unions

Bush bailed out the rich like Goldman Sachs and AIG and Obama bailed out union workers. Who is on the side of the rich again?
 

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Wrong it shows they are protecting small Business and jobs

The buzzword, "protecting the rich," is all the voters will remember if it's said over and over again.

As for small businesses, 2 percent isn't a game breaker and can easily be passed on to the buyers, and even if the tax cut cut stands, more jobs isn't a slam dunk, not in the real world.

ricksfolly
 

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It will hurt job growth in the private sector. It will not pay down anything. It means Obama and the dems will just spend more and waste more money

It will have zero effect on job growth. How many jobs did it create during Bush's terms? Oh wait. Bush lost millions of jobs on his watch.
 

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Bush bailed out the rich like Goldman Sachs and AIG and Obama bailed out union workers. Who is on the side of the rich again?

Obama!!! He is paying back unions that give millions of dollars to the democrat party
 

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The buzzword, "protecting the rich," is all the voters will remember if it's said over and over again.

As for small businesses, 2 percent isn't a game breaker and can easily be passed on to the buyers, and even if the tax cut cut stands, more jobs isn't a slam dunk, not in the real world.

ricksfolly

Wrong the competiveness for small business will not allow price increases
 

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It will have zero effect on job growth. How many jobs did it create during Bush's terms? Oh wait. Bush lost millions of jobs on his watch.

Wrong Jobs were created on Bush's watch and a financial congress did not happen when the financial building were destroyed.

If you think small business does not create jobs you show your ignorance of small business
 

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Obama!!! He is paying back unions that give millions of dollars to the democrat party

Bush gave billions to the biggest companies in the world so they could make sure their employees got their million dollar bonuses. Obama saved union jobs.
 

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Obama!!! He is paying back unions that give millions of dollars to the democrat party

Bush gave billions to the biggest companies in the world so they could make sure their employees got their million dollar bonuses. Obama saved union jobs.
 

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How many or what percentage of small businesses report income in the top income brackets?
 
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