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View Diary: President Obama's Opening Move: Raise $1.6 Trillion In New Tax Revenue From The Wealthy (222 comments)

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  •  Waitasec... (0+ / 0-)

    If Simpson Bowles cuts were 50-50, then why have all of the Republicans been claiming Obama ignored Simpson Bowles while at the same time screaming that we don't dare allow the sequester, which is ... 50-50 cuts?

    •  Because the Republicans (0+ / 0-)

      haven't read Simpson Bowles.  But then very few in my experience actually have.

      Remember, though, the President is asking for 2X the tax increases that were in Simpson Bowles.

      The bitter truth of deep inequality has been disguised by an era of cheap imported goods and the anyone-can-make-it celebrity myth - Polly Toynbee

      by fladem on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 05:33:51 AM PST

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