Skip to comments.Obama May Delay Reversing Tax Cuts
Posted on 09/08/2008 7:20:21 PM PDT by tomnbeverly
(AP / WASHINGTON) Democrat Barack Obama says he would delay rescinding President Bush's tax cuts on wealthy Americans if he becomes the next president and the economy is in a recession, suggesting such an increase would further hurt the economy.
Nevertheless, Obama has no plans to extend the Bush tax cuts beyond their expiration date, as Republican John McCain advocates. Instead, Obama wants to push for his promised tax cuts for the middle class, he said in a broadcast interview aired Sunday.
"Even if we're still in a recession, I'm going to go through with my tax cuts," Obama said. "That's my priority."
What about increasing taxes on the wealthy?
"I think we've got to take a look and see where the economy is. I mean, the economy is weak right now," Obama said on "This Week" on ABC. "The news with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, I think, along with the unemployment numbers, indicates that we're fragile."
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Aaaaaawwwwhhh...that’s a shame. /s
So, Obama the Magnificent lied to them. What a shock!
STFU 0bama and go back to community organizing.
Yah, delayed until... NEVER! HAH!
Here Obama is again talking out of both sides of his big mouth, flip-flopping all over the place.
Meanwhile, Freepers attack BOR’s interview of Obama. I think they’re fools.
Obama is so easily rolled that I think even BOR was able to roll him with his “you want 50% of my success” line during his interview that was shown tonight.
I nominate your video post of the day. Great job.
“Neighborly?” WTF? LOL.
It isn’t very neighborly to rob one neighbor and give to another now is it?
YEP Obama takes your money and dishes it out to fund legal counsel for the terrorists that would murder our children...
I just know America is not stupid enough to fall for this B.S..... Is this the CHANGE Obama keeps talking about... Taxpayer funding legal defense for Barrack the Bomb thrower?
he’s acknowledging that raising taxes does hurt the economy, so why is he for it in the first place and/or at all? Class warfare, punishment, jealousy?
no matter what, still ain’t voting for the inexperienced FOOL
Obama claims he’s courageously battling hemorhoids?
Photos of Obama field-dressing a botched abortion?
Obama: “I killed the bridge to God”?
That's exactly what I thought. I'm glad you watched that interview and found and isolated that clip, as there's no way I could stomach watching more than 30 seconds of that thing. :O)
Neighborly? WTF? LOL.
Listen closely - he says “neighborlyNESS”
I think that’s community organizerspeakness.
Obama is a socialist, was raised as a communist. What do people expect from him?
he was also against the surge,
but now thinks it succeeded.
in attempting to please everyone,
he’s going to p*ss many folks off.
I may look through it and see if I can pick out any more soundbytes.
Hard to attack the interview when the hotel i’m at tonight does not even have FOX news. I did leave a message for the GM. The Ritz Carlton Pentagon City has a liberal bias. Plenty of CNN and MSNBC and 4 or 5 Middle Eastern channels.
He would say anything to get elected at this point. He’s desperate. Can’t believe a word of it.
Ah worked harder than ever but we have to raise taxes. Ireally worked hard but we have no choice. Sound familiar.
Someone tell the haloed one that the cuts have to be renewed by a vote of both houses of Congress. If not renewed the old rates from beforeJune 03 kick back in.Is he going to tell Harry and Nancy that he wants the Bush tax cuts renewed. I think not. It makes a good sound bite now and the media is too dumb, too in the tank, hell they’re both, to ask him how he will keep the cuts. Maybe Johnny Mac can bring it up debate night.
This man just keeps on reinventing himself - it’s becoming like Al Gore from 2000. Except with Al Gore, it was more political expendiency - Obama doesn’t have a clue what is going or what he’s doing.
Did you disable comments? I was going to leave one, but couldn’t. And, yes, I was logged in. :O)
I understand if you leave comments disabled, but it seems like more and more people are slamming 0bama in his latest videos, so it may actually be interesting to read the responses to that video, since there is no place else it is available online.
Hopefully Hot Air and some other bloggers pick it up and give you credit. Would be nice to spread it around. Thanks again.
just that fact that he was even on Bill O should demoralize the lefties because they hate fox news so much.
That he caved in on both the surge, military option for Iran and now this should really drive them nuts.
Oh I saw some of that during the day today!
Wanting to take away his success was funny but that line about caring more about a caribou than the people who are having a hard time paying their bills.
He mocked Obama, laughed in his face.
I like this DUmpster response:
Response to Original message
11. What a fu$%ing idiot
Why not just say “hey, Republicans are right about everything, but vote for me anyway”.
Read my lips Obama, tax increases on the wealthy are always a good idea, ESPECIALLY following huge tax cuts for the wealthy THAT NEVER SHOULD HAVE BEEN MADE. How fu$%ing hard is it to understand that and explain that to the American people?
If fu$%ing tax cuts are such a priority, let’s start right now. Give me back the $50 that I donated to your campaign you dumb fu$%.
I didn’t disable them.
Youtube is doing site maintenance.. so all comments on all videos are disabled for a bit.
Mark the link.. and then please come back and leave your comment!
Obama acknowledged to Maria Bartiromo about the damage raising the capital gains tax would do to investors but he insisted it was more fair to take from the rich to give to the needy.
folks this doesn’t just affect Obama. We should use this admission against every democrat!!
Question....Obama is going to let the Bush tax cuts expire. Then he is going to give me a tax cut. Assume my taxable income is $100,000, what will my taxes be after Obama's changes compaired to what they currently are?
There is absolutely nothing wrong with “Me” saying I am going to pay a little more. There is a huge problem with the government saying we are going to take more. The more he talks the more obvious it is he is a socialist. One without any convictions I might add. By the election he will be pro second amendment, against abortion...
hehe that’s what they get for nominating a limp-wristed, indecisive girly man just because he can give a good speech from time to time.
And ironically the left (Democrats) have forgotten something. You can't out-conserve a conservative.
We have started moving the parameters and scope of the debate back to the right.
He’s already applauded the last Supreme Court Decision on Gun Rights.
OwnedByFerrets (1000+ posts) Mon Sep-08-08 03:42 PM
4. Front Page of FreeperVille: FLIPFLOP
When will our side understand its all about soundbytes and bumperstickers. The majority of Amerikan people cant handle "explainations". They love soundbytes.
Maybe he’ll propose getting rid of the departments of energy and education by Nov 3rd. Just put Palin on the attack.
This guy is a joke.
In the primaries he copied Clintons policies and constantly used the race card.
In this election, looks like he is now copying McCains policies and is constantly trying to use the race/religion card.
Lots of people over at Huffington Post also riled up. Example below:
“So lets recap, Obama now for drilling, the tax cuts, the surge worked, no more timetable on withdrawl from Iraq, Was going to fillibuster the wiretapping act but didnt, voted for the tax breaks to the oil companies but now that was a bad idea...
Help me out what else am I missing?
I thought I knew this candidate and what he stood for!”
Pass the popcorn please.
It's ol' BJ Clintoon. Another lying fraud.
This is not the 0bama that I knew.
the obama camp is booty puckered
ROFL... So, now communism is “neighborly”? (I think the former captive Soviet Countries would disagree with him!) Thanks for putting up the clip at YouTube... I’m going to have to go search for the entire interview now...
Obama is a liar, but beyond that he is clearly in a panic now that his campaign is in a freefall.
Sounds like he’ll say anything.
SWEET! I think the Democrats are going to be in for a serious case of buyer’s remorse before November. Hillary must be loving this...
Wheels coming off the campaign in real time as we watch....pass the popcorn with a heavy application of schardenfreude.