Skip to comments.Obama: 80% Of American People Want Higher Taxes As Part Of Deal
Posted on 07/15/2011 9:16:52 AM PDT by Kartographer
"You have 80% of the American people who support a balanced approach. 80% of the American people support an approach that includes revenues and includes cuts. So the notion that somehow the American people aren't sold is not the problem. The problem is members of Congress are dug in ideologically."
(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.com ...
Poll must have been taken in Kalifornia and the North East
80% of the kinds of people he talks to.
Off his meds again!!!
Oh, he hasn’t lost touch with reality. He never had a hold of it in the first place.
Lies and more lies. Yeah, I want higher taxes so he can pay off his cronies. What a fool.
He truly has lost it. Anti-psychotic meds to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.... STAT!!!
Today’s Rasmussen poll shows a strong majority against any tax increase.
Great Leader hath spoken! It is therefore true and all shall report it as true.
80% of WHAT people? Kenyans? The Chinese? Mexico? Dang the guy is clueless/thinks he’s a feudal lord. We can’t pay MORE taxes, there’s no money. The serfs will revolt.
Who did they poll? Holders People? Surprised it was not 100%.
55% Oppose Tax Hike In Debt Ceiling Deal
Thursday, July 14, 2011
As the Beltway politicians try to figure out how they will raise the debt ceiling and for how long, most voters oppose including tax hikes in the deal.
Just 34% think a tax hike should be included in any legislation to raise the debt ceiling. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 55% disagree and say it should not. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
There is a huge partisan divide on the question. Fifty-eight percent (58%) of Democrats want a tax hike in the deal while 82% of Republicans do not. Among those not affiliated with either major political party, 35% favor a tax hike and 51% are opposed.
Americans who earn more than $75,000 a year are evenly divided as to whether a tax hike should be included in the debt ceiling deal. Those who earn less are opposed to including tax hikes.
Voters remain very concerned about the debt ceiling issue. Sixty-nine percent (69%) believe that it would be bad for the economy if a failure to raise the debt ceiling led to government defaults. Only 6% believe it would be good for theeconomy. Fourteen percent (14%) believe it would have no impact and 11% are notsure. These figures are little changed from a few weeks ago.
At the same time, however, 52% believe it would beeven more dangerous to raise the debt ceiling without making significant cuts in government spending. Thirty-seven percent (37%) take the opposite view and believe a government default would be more dangerous.
So what he’s saying is that even 20% of the hardcore communists he surrounds himself with oppose higher taxes...
Just clarifying his blather.
Do the members of this alleged 80% want their own taxes raised, or just taxes for “millionaires and billionaires?” One definition of a democracy is 2 wolves and a sheep voting on what’s for dinner.
Yada, yada, yada
Yup his lips were movin.
Yada, yada, yada
80% of People want tax increases! (But not on themselves, just other people)
I regret to say that I’ve ran across a few con artists in my life and know that they use double speak to confound you, that’s exactly what Obama was doing. Did anyone count how many times he said “the American People”?
There are lies, DAMN LIES and the words coming out of Bammy’s mouth!
... the Holderites.
Lets have 100% of them get off entitlements and pay SOME tax and see how they feel!
Reuters Pictures 26 minutes ago U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington July 15, 2011. Obama on Friday said he would not support a $2.4 trillion plan to reduce the federal deficit without some tax hikes to increase revenues.
Who did they poll? Holders People?
Yep Holders people polling Homeless shelters in NYC, Chitcago abd San Fran.
50% pay no taxes!!!
Almost 80% of the American people don’t want any debt ceiling-raising deal.
But look how valuable one misleading and misapplied poll result can be for our Propagandist-in-Chief.
50% of the American people don’t pay taxes and the polls show 47% support Obama,so they care less about tax increases.
The slow ones think if he taxes the evil rich they will get more free lunches.The Obama cheer leaders (media)pimp the same idea.
Look at who raised this guy, what he was taught growing up, then where he studied, who his "friends" were and what his career path was.
Can any of you relate to what we know to be his history? I can't.
I don't care if his birth certificate says he was born in Kansas to a couple of farmers, he is in no sense of the word, “American”.
And 100% of ZerØ’s “facts” are pulled right out of his Ass, on the spot.
That would be the 50% that pay no taxes now and don’t expect to
plus Gates, Buffett, Immelt, Spielberg, Streisand, Moore, Hanks, and other Hollywooders who spend millions for lawyers to form trusts and CPA’s to find shelters for their money
UnbyGodbelievable. The man actually believes that I want to pay higher taxes. Delusional doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface........
I'm surprised it was only 80%...
They took the poll in Harlem and Compton.
If 80% WANT more taxes, nothing is stopping them from PAYING more taxes. So let that 80% pay more taxes than they owe. There, problem solved.
Imagine what a smile these people get over their $35000 per couple occktails when they advise him to tax them more
He's never had a connection with reality: he's a Communist. It's logical the 50% of Americans who pay no taxes at all would demand more free stuff from the people who actually do pay. They're insatiable. But I have no idea who he thinks that other 30% is.
I think it is more like 80%.
The guy knows he can say anything...'cause he'll never get called on it.
Is that 80% of the 47% who pay 0% of the taxes???
We have a lapdog press, and they're head over heels in love with the liar.
Could this explain it?
Yuppers, he wants to raid the “rich”... the 2% of our society. Makes me think of the logic prior to the Russian revolution, “just think, if we take the Czars wealth, we’ll all be rich”.
So they raided and killed the Czar and were not any better off financially. Go figure.
A better analogy is that of the windfall lottery winner. Gets the cash and in 18 months is restored to his original position in life. Why? Never learned that wealth, like farming , has 4 seasons. Obama is in this boat. Flipping irresponsible. Intentionally irresponsible. Ruinously intentionally irresponsible.... no, lets make it maliciously intentionally masked as irresponsiblity.
That’s different than saying 80% want THEIR taxes raised.
and the poll sounds something like, “with a massive federal deficit, do you think millionaires should pay their share?”
Translation: "Don't tax you, don't tax me, tax that guy behind the tree."
Articulate with tele-president guiding him, but really bad at math and lying
55% Oppose Tax Hike In Debt Ceiling Deal
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