View Poll Results: Obama Tax Supporters=What is more Important to You

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  • Saving the tax cuts for yourself (and the rich)

    1 6.25%
  • Sticking it to the rich with a tax hike for everyone

    15 93.75%
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    Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    1) Keeping the Bush/Obama tax rates for the "middle class"


    2) sticking it to the rich with a tax hike

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    Re: Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    Saving the tax cuts for yourself (and the rich)
    Sticking it to the rich with a tax hike for everyone
    Why would saving tax cuts for the middle class necessitate saving them for the rich as well? The Democrats hold all the cards here. If push comes to shove, they can do absolutely nothing and all the tax cuts will expire. Then they can introduce a tax cut for the middle-class...and what Republican would dare oppose it?
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    Re: Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    We should let the Bush tax-cuts expire and then permanenty reduce the tax-rate for the middle-class.

    Plus we should add tax-credits for businesses who hire new people.....or re-hire layed off folks.

    and other tax-incentives & loans to get the economy going, paid for with the revenue from the rich's old tax-rate.

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    Re: Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    We should let the Bush tax-cuts expire

    If you want the wealthy to continue creating jobs, the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy need to be renewed.

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    Re: Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    Quote Originally Posted by johnny_rebson View Post
    If you want the wealthy to continue creating jobs, the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy need to be renewed.
    there is no evidence that the Bush tax-cuts caused the rich to create any more jobs than they already were.

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    Re: Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    Quote Originally Posted by johnny_rebson View Post
    If you want the wealthy to continue creating jobs, the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy need to be renewed.
    Um...if the wealthy are creating all these jobs, where are they?

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    Re: Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    1) Keeping the Bush/Obama tax rates for the "middle class"


    2) sticking it to the rich with a tax hike
    Neither. Income taxes should be raised five points across the board. Inheritance and estate taxes should be abolished and them oney taxed as income according to the normal schedules. The same with capital gains tax.

    Now Turtle - before you give us standard Turtle Talking points 5, 6 and 7, - how do you intend to solve the federal deficit WITHOUT a significant tax icnrease?

    Or is it your intention to bend our children and grand children over the table to pay for what we refuse to be adult enough to pay for?

    You keep coming out AGAINST tax increases across the board but you never ever ever say how you plan on erasing the deficit and debt with an actual practical and pragmatic plan.
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    Re: Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Why would saving tax cuts for the middle class necessitate saving them for the rich as well? The Democrats hold all the cards here. If push comes to shove, they can do absolutely nothing and all the tax cuts will expire. Then they can introduce a tax cut for the middle-class...and what Republican would dare oppose it?
    Answer: every last one of the ideological driven SOB's. Every last one of them.
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    Re: Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Why would saving tax cuts for the middle class necessitate saving them for the rich as well? The Democrats hold all the cards here. If push comes to shove, they can do absolutely nothing and all the tax cuts will expire. Then they can introduce a tax cut for the middle-class...and what Republican would dare oppose it?
    you are assuming the dems will hold both houses. I don't think the dems will get congress or hold the senate. so the GOP will give Obama an all or nothing bill if he were able to win.

    right now I give the GOP 80% of holding the house, 65% of getting the senate and 50-50 on the WH

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    Re: Obama Tax supporters=what is more important to you

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    you are assuming the dems will hold both houses. I don't think the dems will get congress or hold the senate.
    I am assuming no such thing. The tax cuts expire on December 31, 2012. The new Congress does not take office until January.

    so the GOP will give Obama an all or nothing bill if he were able to win.
    Then he can veto it, and tell them to take out the tax cuts for the rich and send it back to him. What's so difficult about that?
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