Skip to comments.As tax day and elections loom, Obama touts tax cuts (LOL alert)
Posted on 04/10/2010 6:41:18 AM PDT by Zakeet
With a tax deadline approaching and congressional elections only months away, President Barack Obama used his weekly address on Saturday to remind Americans he had kept a promise to cut their taxes.
Obama, a Democrat, said in a radio and Internet address that the $787 billion stimulus package passed by the U.S. Congress last year had provided more than $160 billion in tax relief to families and businesses already.
"I kept a promise I made when I campaigned for this office and cut taxes for 95 percent of working Americans," he said.
"One thing we have not done is raise income taxes on families making less than $250,000. That's another promise we've kept," he said.
Republicans charge that Obama's policies, particularly the healthcare reform bill the president recently signed into law, will increase government spending and hit Americans' wallets. Obama says healthcare reform includes one of the largest middle-class tax cuts in U.S. history.
The issue is likely to be a key theme in November elections that could shift the balance of power in Congress. Democrats control both the House of Representatives and the Senate in addition to the White House.
Americans must file their 2009 tax returns by April 15, and Obama said taxpayers could amend their returns later if they did not take advantage of a series of tax credits that were made available in the stimulus package.
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ObamaCare doesn't count as a tax because it will save money after we kill off the geezers. The more than $2 trillion in pork paid for by debt doesn't count as a tax because you idiots get to pay for it after I'm run out of office. Cap and Trade doesn't count because the evil Pubbies haven't let me push it through. VAT doesn't count because Congress hasn't gotten around to enacting it. The expiration of the Bush tax cuts don't count because the tax was already there in the first place. ...
That son of a bitch is totally brazen.
Not only is he brazen, he honestly believes that we are all booger eating morons who will believe his B.S.
Obama is the only t*rd that I’d willfully step on.
He has taught me the meaning of hate and disgust.
The only thing Obama has cut is our freedoms.
Obama a Democrat? No, Obama is a socialist.
Lie, lie and lie. That’s all this idiot does.
Tax relief as defined by 0: take more money from those paying taxes so that you can send a check to those who pay none at all, in exchange for their votes.
Tax relief as dictated by logic, reason, and elemenatry common sense: tax cuts to those who pay taxes
“That son of a bitch is totally brazen”
Yes. The Kenyan is evil. Devious.
Is this satire??
Ha Ha HA! HEE HEE! Ah HA! HAW HAW ech ga gaw HEEEE HA HA HA!!!
I'm bustin a gut!
That will happen automatically when the Bush tax cuts expire. Allowing them to expire is the same as raising taxes. Liar!
What a ****ing clown this guy is.
What Tax cuts?
All I see the Fed, State and Local doing is RAISING taxes.