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View Diary: Did Boehner give a hint on a way forward? (111 comments)

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  •  On the contrary. (0+ / 0-)

    The Republicans claim to want to extend the tax cuts for the 98%. (They just want to extend the other tax cuts too.)

    Okay. let them vote for extending the tax cuts for the 98%. Then the rest can be negotiated.

    "Let's pass what we agree on" is my mantra.

    •  Tax Cuts for 100 percent of tax payers (1+ / 0-)
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      docmidwest

      The tax cuts for the first $250,000 apply to every tax-payer, even those who make more than that amount

      •  Yeah, but it's hard to say (0+ / 0-)

        When I'm writing LTEs, I try to make that point.

        It is hard, however, to say it succinctly.
        "The total Bush tas cuts for the first $250,000 of income and $8,000 tax cuts for the rest.," maybe.

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