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Ghastly New 'Fees' Found in Obama Tax Plan
Fox News ^ | 9/19/11 | Andrew Taylor, Associated Press

Posted on 09/19/2011 6:38:21 PM PDT by Nachum

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not just millionaires who'd pay more under President Barack Obama's latest plan to combat the deficit.

Air travelers, federal workers, military retirees, wealthier Medicare beneficiaries and people taking out new mortgages are among those who would pay more than $130 billion in government revenues raised through new or increased fees.

Airline passengers would see their federal security fees double from $5 to $10 for a nonstop round-trip flight and triple to $15 by 2017, raising $25 billion over the coming decade. Federal workers would face an additional 1.2 percentage point deduction from their paychecks to contribute $21 billion more for their pensions over the same period.

(Excerpt) Read more at nation.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: conman; fees; obama; obamataxplan; outrageous; plan; tax; thug

1 posted on 09/19/2011 6:38:27 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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2 posted on 09/19/2011 6:40:01 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Federal workers would face an additional 1.2 percentage point deduction from their paychecks to contribute $21 billion more for their pensions over the same period.

At least there is a small bright spot in the bill. Federal employees should have fully funded pensions. Fully funded by them.


3 posted on 09/19/2011 6:40:59 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: Nachum

‘Fees’ are not taxes. Fees ‘are good for you,’ a la 0bama Deathcare, remember?

Taxes are extra and the ‘fair’ fare.


4 posted on 09/19/2011 6:44:27 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Nachum

Thanks for handing us a nice new campaign issue, Idi.


5 posted on 09/19/2011 6:51:10 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: freedomfiter2

Federal employment should be cut in half.
7 of the 10 most wealthy counties in America surround Washington D. C.

Why does the rest of the country support this ?


6 posted on 09/19/2011 6:51:10 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I want a Triple A president for our Triple A country)
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To: Nachum
It's pointless to attempt to parse the minutiae of the bill. The net result will be increased rerouting of arterial blood to the lump of cancerous tissue in DC. We are seen as parasites on government.
7 posted on 09/19/2011 6:53:49 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Nachum

Woo Hoo! Just call me Buffett! We’re all billionaires now!


8 posted on 09/19/2011 7:11:44 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Mexico! Your poverty isn't America's problem.)
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To: SpaceBar
I think the worst part of this whole mess is that people just want to work and provide for their families. This President either has no comprehension of a free market economy, or he is accomplishing exactly what he wants to accomplish. More and more Americans dependent on government hand-outs for what he might provide to this or that group of Americans.

Americans, all Americans need for the federal government to do what is necessary to allow the entrepreneurial spirit of America to create the jobs necessary for this country. It is the only thing the government can do. Cut the size and scope of government, place a moratorium on excessive regulations, and get the hell out of the way.

Enough of the games...people cannot afford to watch as they go further into debt trying to survive this idiotic political environment. I am also speaking to those RINO’s in congress that are coming up for reelection. Watch your step...we are watching every vote you make. Press the RINO establishment to get out of the way and let true leaders emerge. We all know who they are.

We need Sarah Palin and her servant's heart. America needs her heart. EAGLES UP SARAH!

9 posted on 09/19/2011 7:14:39 PM PDT by Bobbisox (All American Conservative Freeper, vicious Mama Grizzly, and a**PALIN PATRIOT**)
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To: Nachum

The GOPsters need to dig EVERY ONE of these “fees” out of the Kenyan guy’s bill and clobber the commie ‘RATS over the head with them.


10 posted on 09/19/2011 7:16:53 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Mexico! Your poverty isn't America's problem.)
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To: Nachum

Obama is concerned that Napolitano’s gropers and grabbers haven’t done enough to harm the airline industry. If the cop-a-feelers don’t get you, the double/triple fees will.


11 posted on 09/19/2011 7:17:16 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Nachum

Mugabe and Idi Amin have nothing on our White House charlatan.

Obama is running a divisive hateful and angry campaign to ‘screw the rich’. His plan is to ‘fix a problem’ that was ‘fixed’ 40 years ago with AMT. it is based on the lie that the rich arent paying enough, when the top 10% are paying the MAJORITY of the income tax.

Meanwhile, hidden in this ‘tax the rich’ sloganeering, is the same old tax them ALL plan.

This is not about creating jobs, its about creating campaign slogans and enemies to attack. In fact, the policy Obama proposes will destroy jobs, hurt the economy and make America poorer.

This is what demagogues do when they have failed to deliver the goods - FIND A SCAPEGOAT. blaming the ‘rich’ for a deficit that grew by $1 trillion because Obama increased spending by $1 trillion. Phew!

Read 1984 if you want to know more.


12 posted on 09/19/2011 7:32:49 PM PDT by WOSG
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To: combat_boots
I do NOT trust Boehner or Cantor; their inclination is to rewrite and pass some of Barry's tax plan so they can look like they're bipartisan. That's why they are RINOs.

Americans want Barry's agenda stopped DEAD (that's what they've been voting since the November 2010 election), but the Stupid Party wants to collaborate with the Donkey socialists/Marxists. Idiots! These DC political hacks have absolutely no clue.

13 posted on 09/19/2011 7:46:21 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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To: MasterGunner01

I don’t disagree. Cantor was in on the new American contract idea at the Nov ‘10 elections, together with McCain, Barbour and someone else (there were 4 people). That information was taken down election night.

“EDITORIAL: The left’s next move: Salary caps—Administration expands reach into private-sector.”
The Washington Times ^ | March 28, 2010 | Editorial

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2010 8:00:46 PM by jazusamo

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2480778/posts

Does anyone have the video of 0bama saying that no one should make more than the President? I remember that.

He and his thugs will come after 401Ks and pensions. The health care benes at major corporations are already skyrocketing.


14 posted on 09/19/2011 8:01:19 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Nachum
"wealthier Medicare beneficiaries"

IOW, anybody with a pulse and $1 in his or her bank account.

15 posted on 09/19/2011 8:16:30 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Nachum

A lot of airline travelers travel only rarely. The people who would pay the most would be people who have to fly frequently because of their jobs...in other words, for business. And we know that this administration considers private businesses evil.


16 posted on 09/19/2011 8:23:47 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Nachum

Tax the rich, tax the productive, tax the average joes until we all are poor and living off the government rations and dependent on the crooked nobles of DC.


17 posted on 09/19/2011 8:39:55 PM PDT by tflabo ( to have been selected)
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To: Nachum

oh....noooo......1.2% more in pension payments for Federal workers?

Say it ain’t so...produce nothing and still get paid.

Gub’mint in action.


18 posted on 09/19/2011 9:04:33 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Nachum

I'm Shocked!

19 posted on 09/19/2011 9:09:52 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: WOSG

Democrap platform:

1. Appeal to Greed
2. Incite to Envy
3. Conjure Fear


20 posted on 09/20/2011 5:14:32 AM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: freedomfiter2

They should just get rid of the pension portion of the FERS. It would radically alter the makeup of federal employees (and especially USPS).


21 posted on 09/20/2011 5:23:56 AM PDT by Marie Antoinette (Proud Clinton-hater since 1998.)
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