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  •  Pressure will be mounting on them once this (1+ / 0-)
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    Killer of Sacred Cows

    hits people's paychecks. That being said, it doesn't seem like pressure from the public or even from business leaders will stop the GOP's fight for the super rich. We might just have to adjust to Clinton era tax rates and endure a moderate recession.

    Let's not let 2014 be anything like 2010. Republicans only win when we stay home!

    by Tim D M on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 05:30:09 PM PST

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    •  Being on the high end of things, I'd do fine, but (2+ / 0-)
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      winsock, Killer of Sacred Cows

      Really bites for those at median or below.  Hopefully come Jan the Rs will see that if they don't ok cuts below 250K they are dead meat.

      But the again, Cantor and Ryan are true believing Randian idiots, so who knows

    •  My taxes were going to go up even under (6+ / 0-)

      Obama's plan. Which was okay with me. However,it would have been nice if we could also have averted the draconian consequences of some of the sequester's domestic spending cuts, and the tax increases for working and middle class people, and the potentially recessionary impact of the fiscal cliff/curb/slope/whatever.  

      But nooooooooooooo. That would have required, you know, leadership.

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