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Dems Jettison Millionaire Surtax in New Jobs Bill
Fox News ^ | 11-4-11 | Trish Turner

Posted on 11/04/2011 5:05:29 PM PDT by STARWISE

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But perhaps most striking is Democrats' decision to jettison a popular method of paying for pieces of President Obama's $447 billion jobs bill, which failed in a bipartisan vote in the Senate. The majority is not looking to tax Americans who make more than $1 million to offset the veterans' jobs provision; rather, they will keep in place current fees for V.A. home loans.

The abandonment of the millionaire surtax is a victory for Republicans, who have, heretofore opposed such a measure, and it also signals a significant compromise by Democrats toward improving the nation's persistently poor jobless rate.

(Excerpt) Read more at politics.blogs.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: dems; jobsbill; millionairetax
OK ..what's the trick? I trust them NOT. They live and die for class warfare.
1 posted on 11/04/2011 5:05:30 PM PDT by STARWISE
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To: onyx; RedMDer; DJ MacWoW; trisham; TheOldLady; musicman; vox_freedom; JoeProBono; afnamvet; ...

.. Ping!


2 posted on 11/04/2011 5:06:06 PM PDT by STARWISE ( The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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Thanks STARWISE!


3 posted on 11/04/2011 5:19:20 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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The partisan media shills on MSDNC's Morning Jackoffs had text on the screen (I was exercising with earbuds) for at least three minutes, saying that the must-read op-ed was NYTimes' latest shrill shilling for class warfare. Meanwhile, the past couple of days of the Post:
Front cover Back cover

4 posted on 11/04/2011 5:21:28 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Thanks Vintage Freeper for posting this:

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5 posted on 11/04/2011 5:23:32 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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6 posted on 11/04/2011 5:37:09 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: STARWISE
jettison a popular method of paying for pieces of President Obama's $447 billion jobs bill

Maybe it's no more complicated than the fact that it isn't popular.

7 posted on 11/04/2011 5:48:28 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.)
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To: STARWISE

No trick starwise. Just their plan to allow the jobless rate to go down a bit so they get their man re-elected. They will allow it to go to that magical number of 8%, so the libtards and talking heads say what a great turn around we are having. My husband lost his job 2 mos. ago and it’s all BS in my opinion.


8 posted on 11/04/2011 6:12:48 PM PDT by marygam ((Hurry November 2012, we might not make it))
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To: marygam

It was 7% when he took office.


9 posted on 11/04/2011 8:29:30 PM PDT by funfan
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To: marygam
They will allow it to go to that magical number of 8%, so the libtards and talking heads say what a great turn around we are having.

They will manipulate it down to 8.9% and the DB LSM will go orgasmic and announce unemployment below 9%!!!
10 posted on 11/04/2011 9:35:15 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: funfan

That number is all but lost to us now!


11 posted on 11/05/2011 4:47:34 AM PDT by marygam ((Hurry November 2012, we might not make it))
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To: marygam; funfan; Cheerio

The drop from 9.1% to 9.0 % was orchestrated, IMHO. Rush spoke about this yesterday.

No doubt in my mind the nobama thugs will cook the books on this. Gotta reelect the arrogant narcissist, y’know?


12 posted on 11/05/2011 6:03:36 AM PDT by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: upchuck

Don’t worry. Just wait until after the holidays when all those temporary jobs are gone.


13 posted on 11/05/2011 6:33:46 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: STARWISE

Considering how many millionaires there are in Congress, this doesn’t come as a surprise.


14 posted on 11/05/2011 6:36:33 AM PDT by mewzilla (Forget a third party. We need a second one.)
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To: mewzilla
Worth the read, and the slant is a hoot....

Members of Congress Grow Wealthier Despite Recession

15 posted on 11/05/2011 6:41:23 AM PDT by mewzilla (Forget a third party. We need a second one.)
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To: upchuck
They orchestrate everything just like the orchestrated the “Crisis” which got Obama The Destroyer elected. They lie
about everything it will be a good day when Obama and the liberals are defeated.
16 posted on 11/05/2011 10:52:12 AM PDT by funfan
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To: upchuck

This all just frustrates me! Don’t know how to get thru the next 12 mos. of this not knowing the outcome. The lies and deceit are just unimaginable, but are real.


17 posted on 11/05/2011 12:15:43 PM PDT by marygam ((Hurry November 2012, we might not make it))
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To: STARWISE
OK ..what's the trick?

Without the surtax, the "jobs" bill simply becomes another spending bill.

We spend another $447 billion to enrich public employee unions. And no new jobs will be created. And we'll have to borrow the whole sum.

In other words, the Democrats get half their loaf. We've still got nothing. Or worse...

18 posted on 11/05/2011 12:42:30 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: marygam
This all just frustrates me! Don’t know how to get thru the next 12 mos. of this not knowing the outcome.

That's exactly the way business owners feel. And why there is very little hiring going on. Everybody's hunkered down and no one knows what's gonna happen, even nobama.

19 posted on 11/05/2011 1:12:35 PM PDT by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: marygam
This all just frustrates me! Don’t know how to get thru the next 12 mos. of this not knowing the outcome. The lies and deceit are just unimaginable, but are real.

You "get thru it" by getting involved. Volunteer for your favorite candidates (local/state and national). Talk to people you know who are "on the fence". The busier you get the 12 months will not be enough time to do it all!

20 posted on 11/05/2011 1:51:15 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: Da Bilge Troll

Oh I couldn’ t agree more. I am involved and busy as hell to boot! I am in a 9-12 group and joined the Republica executive comittee. I was at the straw poll that gave Herman Cain his big push here in Florida. So I agree with you that staying busy helps the frustration. I just hope we can get this country turned around before it collapses.


21 posted on 11/05/2011 6:49:43 PM PDT by marygam ((Hurry November 2012, we might not make it))
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To: upchuck

Good point! Even NoBama is going to be off base, and I hope he loses lots of sleep the way we all have.


22 posted on 11/05/2011 6:52:49 PM PDT by marygam ((Hurry November 2012, we might not make it))
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To: marygam
Oh I couldn’ t agree more. I am involved and busy as hell to boot! I am in a 9-12 group and joined the Republica executive comittee. I was at the straw poll that gave Herman Cain his big push here in Florida. So I agree with you that staying busy helps the frustration. I just hope we can get this country turned around before it collapses.

You're doing more than I am! LOL! You should have NO problem getting the time to move quickly!

Good. The country needs you. (And me and all of us.)

23 posted on 11/07/2011 12:48:39 PM PST by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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