It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
"Wealth of Nations," Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article I, pg.911
If the people that wrote the thing can't agree on what it says, you can't expect us to agree 200+ years later.
And revenue bills originate in the House, which the GOP controls right now.
So I think the Speaker of the House is more culpable of this issue than the President is.
Also, we need to legalize recreational drugs and prostitution.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
It is about time Boehner grew a pair and did what the country needed, not what the politicians need. Good for him.
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”