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55% Oppose Tax Hike In Debt Ceiling Deal (So much for Hussein's 80%)
Rasmussen Reports ^ | 14 July 2011 | S Rasmussen

Posted on 07/16/2011 11:29:47 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat

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...55% disagree and say it should not.

Fifty-eight percent (58%) of Democrats want a tax hike...82% of Republicans do not. Among [Independents], 35% favor a tax hike and 51% are opposed.

(Excerpt) Read more at rasmussenreports.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: all0taxes55percent; all4taxes34percent; blackliar; dems4taxes58percent; indys0taxes55percent; indys4taxes35percent; liar; lying; lyingblack; obama; obamalying; repubs0tax82percent
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1 posted on 07/16/2011 11:29:53 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Recovering_Democrat
Fifty-eight percent (58%) of Democrats want a tax hike...

Now this, if accurate, is amazing. 42% of Democrats are OPPOSED to a tax hike?

Hussein is pissing off his own party.

2 posted on 07/16/2011 11:31:07 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Gasp! You mean that the president lied? I’m shocked, shocked I tell you! </sarc>


3 posted on 07/16/2011 11:31:43 AM PDT by Jim Scott ( "Game On!" - Sarah Palin)
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To: Jim Scott

He doesn’t “lie” — he merely makes up his own information as convenient.

It’s the post-modern multi-cultural Obamanation approach to governance....


4 posted on 07/16/2011 11:36:36 AM PDT by Enchante (May 1, 2011: Death to Bin Laden, Death to Bin Laden..... al Zawahiri is next!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

You mean ,That African Mugabe JR LIED to the Whites!!!


5 posted on 07/16/2011 11:36:36 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Jim Scott

And 49% of the people, who pay NO taxes, are probably in favor of a tax hike. When does the tax war start?


6 posted on 07/16/2011 11:37:49 AM PDT by gunner03
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To: Recovering_Democrat

[ Fifty-eight percent (58%) of Democrats want a tax hike... ]

BUT 42% of democrats did not join the republicans.. for spending cuts..
They had rather ignore the whole situation..
UNLESS the whole sampling is a hoax.. or flawed..


7 posted on 07/16/2011 11:40:19 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Home boy wasn’t so worried about polls during the healthcare reaming.


8 posted on 07/16/2011 11:44:37 AM PDT by rsobin
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To: Recovering_Democrat
Fifty-eight percent (58%) of Democrats want a tax hike

So... what's stopping them from mailing a check to Timmy "Hermey the Elf" Geithner right now ??

9 posted on 07/16/2011 11:46:17 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Weather it’s world leaders, dumb-o-crats, American voter or his own party consultations the bottom line is that it MUST ALWAYS BE ABOUT HIM AND WHATEVER HE WANTS, AND THOSE YOU ARE NOT ON BOARD GO UNDER THE BUS.

Why anyone even listens to mac,the crybaby liar, daddy is beyond me, each and every one he utters is just another lie.


10 posted on 07/16/2011 12:05:33 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: DTogo

They want a tax hike on you, so their EITC can increase again.


11 posted on 07/16/2011 12:09:16 PM PDT by Baladas ((ABBHO))
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To: Jim Scott

Yep, one more lie to add to the list. I hope the GOP starts making campaign spots of all his lies and plays them lomg and loud.


12 posted on 07/16/2011 12:13:46 PM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

What poll was Obama citing, if any? And how was the question phrased? Possibly “Would you rather have tax hikes or have to support Grandma and Grandpa for the rest of their lives?”


13 posted on 07/16/2011 12:14:13 PM PDT by firebrand (It's a scandal that we have not yet impeached Obama. Can we do it now? Now?)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Government spending has exploded under nObama.
Government revenue has imploded under nObama due to the crushing impact of his policies on business.

For 2011 the deficit is 258% higher than the deficit in 2008, and the deficit ALONE is larger than BOTH CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX COLLECTED IN 2008 !!! IS THAT INSANE OR WHAT ?

And the details are here:

Comparison of nObama’s first year and current year

U.S. Federal Government Spending Comparison, 2008 and 2011
Figures given in billions of U.S. Dollars

Category_______ FY 2008 FY 2011 INC/(DEC) INC/(DEC) %
Pensions_______ 659.8_____793.2_____133.4____20.22%
Healthcare_____ 671.4_____882.0_____210.6____31.37%
Education______ 101.8_____129.8______28.0____27.50%
Defense________ 729.6_____964.8_____235.2____32.24%
Welfare________ 322.3_____495.6_____173.3____53.77%
Protection_____ 47.1_______60.7_______13.6____28.87%
Transportation_ 77.6_______94.5_______16.9____21.78%
General________ 20.8_______33.2_______12.4____59.62%
Other__________ 99.3______158.4______59.1____59.52%
Interest_______ 252.8_____206.7_____-46.1____-18.24%

Total__________ 2,982.5____3,818.9____836.4____28.04%

U.S. Federal Government Revenue Comparison, 2008 and 2011
Figures given in billions of U.S. Dollars

Category_______________ FY 2008 FY 2011 INC/(DEC) INC/(DEC) %
Ind. Inc. Tax___________1,145.8__956.0___-189.8_____-16.56%
Corp. Inc. Tax___________304.3____198.4___-105.9___-34.80%
Social Ins. Taxes________900.2____806.8____-93.4____-10.38%
Ad-valorem Taxes_______140.1____132.9_____-7.2___-5.14%
Fees & Charges___________0.0________0.0_____0.0
Bus & Other Rev__________33.6_____79.5_____45.9___136.61%

Total___________________2,524.0___2,173.6___-350.4____-13.88%

Surplus/(Deficit)________-458.5__-1645.3__-1,186.8____258.84%


14 posted on 07/16/2011 12:19:23 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We need to fix things ourselves)
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To: rsobin

BamBam made a huge mistake on Friday with this asinine assertion - call all congressional offices on Monday - especially RATS - and raise Hell.

Senate and House. Local and DC offices. Make them feel the heat.

202-224-3121


15 posted on 07/16/2011 12:42:35 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: Recovering_Democrat

I saw where Obama got his 80% figure from, I believe it was a Gallop poll that asked if you believed that the deficit should be handled entirely with spending cuts, no “increases of revenue” at all and about 20% of respondents said yes to that. Then the next answer was almost entirely with spending cuts but with some new revenue, next evenly split between the two, then mostly with tax increases and finally with no cuts and all tax increases.

Obama took all the rest that didn’t answer with no taxes and bunched them together to get his “80% of Americans favor raising taxes” quote he used.


16 posted on 07/16/2011 12:48:54 PM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: gunner03

There is no such thing as people who do not pay taxes.


17 posted on 07/16/2011 12:51:51 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
TREELIAR
18 posted on 07/16/2011 1:01:23 PM PDT by FrankR ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat." - R. Reagan)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Re: Fifty-eight percent (58%) of Democrats want a tax hike—

58% of Rats don’t pay income tax.


19 posted on 07/16/2011 1:11:16 PM PDT by jesseam (Been there, done that)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Recovering_Democrat.
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20 posted on 07/16/2011 1:31:16 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
Reinhart-Rogoff Warn Rising Government Debt Levels Threaten Global Economy
21 posted on 07/16/2011 2:08:59 PM PDT by blam
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Lets see. 58% dems want hike plus 18% GOP want hike plus 35% independents want hike that’s 111% want a tax increase. Obama’s number was low.


22 posted on 07/16/2011 2:10:02 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: gunner03

Fifty-eight percent (58%) of Democrats want a tax hike

This little nugget tells you all you need to know. It is the 49% of people who pay no taxes (of course they are Dems).


23 posted on 07/16/2011 2:16:30 PM PDT by sheana
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Once again, Democrat politicians are insisting on something that isn’t popular. See also, Obamacare, illegal immigration, etc. etc.


24 posted on 07/16/2011 2:20:23 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

The President pulls his numbers out of his posterior.


25 posted on 07/16/2011 2:21:16 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

The Lying piece of SHI* in the WH said 80%.

So lets make him remember how he jumped the shark with this, the all time mother of all 0bama Lies (so far).

If GHW Bush’s “read my lips” cost him his reelection then this must become 0bama’s Waterloo.

This man’s strategy from day 1 was to architect exactly this outcome. Where he would gratuitously overspend, enact the largest entitlement Program in History, and use all of this to pull the trigger on a tax increase SO LARGE that it would transform this country into the Entitlement Utopia of a Socialist Republic.

But you have to give it to the Left because since Reagan cleaned their clocks they have LEARNED.

In the past they would Tax and Spend, now they do it the other way around and this makes their move to Socialism unstoppable.

They now have a gun to the head of America and look happy to pull the trigger, IF they are not allowed their desire to spend and tax their way to Socialism.


26 posted on 07/16/2011 2:23:39 PM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Barely 50% of Rats pay any tax at all.


27 posted on 07/16/2011 2:32:27 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: R0CK3T
Just a small few of the illegan kenyan-in-chief's LIES

My muslim faith...er....... my Christian faith...Obama 2008

You don’t raise taxes in a recession....Obama 2009

I cannot guarantee that those checks (social security and military) go out on August 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue...... Obama July 2011

Don't call my bluff, Eric (so he WAS bluffing afterall)....Obama July 2011

80% of Americans want higher taxes....Obama July 2011

28 posted on 07/16/2011 3:01:51 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: gunner03
And 49% of the people, who pay NO taxes, are probably in favor of a tax hike. When does the tax war start?

If 1 million of us stood our ground on Apr 15th and refused to file and send the bastards any more money, that would send a message to the thieves that we aren't going to comply anymore.

What are they gonna do throw 1 million of us in jail? Besides, if we could pull that off, then there would be a groundswell of support and we could very well take the whole friggin system down.

29 posted on 07/16/2011 3:03:00 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

sfl


30 posted on 07/16/2011 3:13:45 PM PDT by phockthis
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Even Clinton or any of the other demobulbs didn’t lie so much - it’s hard to listen too.


31 posted on 07/16/2011 3:28:27 PM PDT by existentialist
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I have said many times, Obama preaches
‘Bull $hit and Lies’
32 posted on 07/16/2011 3:32:32 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: Evil Slayer

What about this LIE (no taxes on people making less than 25k).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8erePM8V5U

And see how he makes fun of how people would call him a “tax and spend” liberal in this one...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJVMWjTQh_Y&NR=1&feature=fvwp

And NOW, as we sit with HIM holding a loaded gun to our heads today...he tells us we its time to EAT our Peas!!!!!

F’ me, how the public has such a short memory.

Well at least 48% of them least.


33 posted on 07/16/2011 3:44:31 PM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: R0CK3T

I meant 250K


34 posted on 07/16/2011 3:45:43 PM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: SunkenCiv

I’ve said it before. I love that picture!


35 posted on 07/16/2011 5:19:56 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Funny how he touted that 80% of the ‘Merican Peepl stuff when in the prior news conference he said we were all too stoopid to understand what was going on and to leave it to the “professionals”


36 posted on 07/16/2011 5:22:40 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (If only Mark Halprin told us how he REALLY felt - it would start to approach the truth.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Those wanting a a tax hike are the freeloading maggots who don’t pay taxes.


37 posted on 07/16/2011 6:45:47 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Barry! Compromise this!!!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

I can’t think of any phrase more “worthy” than “Liar In Chief.” Unless it could be “TOTAL LOSER!”


38 posted on 07/16/2011 7:01:04 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Nothing is so bad that a good skirl on the Pipes can't cure! Long live sionnsar!)
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To: freedomfiter2

Federal income tax, plus many get money back.


39 posted on 07/16/2011 7:14:49 PM PDT by gunner03
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Wait just a minute! 55 + 80, that’s only 135% of the 200%, that O.J. Simpson asserted he was innocent of. All’s fine, what do the remaining 65% think? (They might have been busy watching the Anthony trial and being on the jury.)


40 posted on 07/16/2011 7:18:48 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat; FredZarguna; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; ...

Does this mean congressional Republicans will throw out their surrender (no cut) plan and demand that spending cuts be in the extension bill? If they got Obama to sign that they would do well in 2012. It only counts if you win not surrender.


41 posted on 07/16/2011 8:48:48 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: Monkey Face

Child Marxist-in Chief?


42 posted on 07/16/2011 9:07:02 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: sickoflibs

” It only counts if you win not surrender”

Obama is the one who is desperate. The stuid Republicans can demand whatever they want.


43 posted on 07/16/2011 9:08:37 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: sickoflibs

” It only counts if you win not surrender”

Obama is the one who is desperate. The stupid Republicans can demand whatever they want.


44 posted on 07/16/2011 9:08:52 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Obama Lied and Old people Died...


45 posted on 07/16/2011 9:13:34 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Ask a liberal to explain how tax increases create jobs in America)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
RE :” It only counts if you win not surrender”....Obama is the one who is desperate. The stupid Republicans can demand whatever they want."

They seem close to demanding that he accept their surrender. I dont see Obama telling the public he has a surrender pan like you-know-who did.

Check out tomorrow's shows to see if Republicans have inproved their messaging.

46 posted on 07/16/2011 9:19:49 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Obama’s mathamatics is a perfect display of his tiny useless brain!


47 posted on 07/16/2011 9:23:46 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: freedomfiter2

You are right the problem is 48% pay no federal income taxes.
I would say that 80-90% of the support for higher taxes comes from this segment.


48 posted on 07/16/2011 9:25:56 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Mygirlsmom

So far the index of stupidity -the election of Obama - is so high his remark is justified. How much dumber can you get?


49 posted on 07/16/2011 9:29:41 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: sickoflibs

” Check out tomorrow’s shows to see if Republicans have inproved their messaging. “

I never watch any of them. That’s why we pay you the big bucks!


50 posted on 07/16/2011 9:39:19 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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