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Thread: House leader rejects Senate payroll tax plan(edited)

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    Re: Boehner bows to Teaparty and reverses support for payroll tax cut deal.

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    best idea for those who are envious of the rich and think the rich have a duty to fund everyone's social security fund payments
    Perhaps. Also the best idea for those who just want to see the economy recover sooner than later.

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    Re: Boehner bows to Teaparty and reverses support for payroll tax cut deal.

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    the rich shouldn't have to fund any part of your share of the payments

    if the rich pay more they should get a proportionately higher benefit
    As they do.

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    Re: Boehner bows to Teaparty and reverses support for payroll tax cut deal.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gill View Post
    Why can't Obama garner the support of the Senate Dems ??? He obviously can't garner enough votes there to get the year long bill he asked for ??
    How can he garner what aren't there? The Democrats need 60 votes to bypass Republican filibuster, and there aren't 60 Democrats in the Senate.
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