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Pelosi, Van Hollen, Durbin: Americans Still Not Taxed Enough
Cybercast News Service ^ | January 7, 2013 | Susan Jones

Posted on 01/07/2013 6:55:07 AM PST by Olog-hai

Are Democrats done raising taxes on the American people?

“No,” says House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

“We can raise more revenue,” says Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.).

And Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says “there are still deductions, credits, special treatments under the tax code which ought to be looked at very carefully.” …

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: durbin; pelosi; taxes; vanhollen
Of course, cutbacks in spending to increase revenue is never spoken of.
1 posted on 01/07/2013 6:55:13 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

So annoying. Why not just get to their goal of giving us a stipen. That is what they want anyway. I am surprised that they just don’t put everyone in a tenement, with giving out basic food and a 50 dollar a month spending allowance. Heck I can’t believe they never even thought of it. And about spending? I can’t believe that they have not even brought up conservative goodies to cut. These people can’t even bring up a single dollar of spending...


2 posted on 01/07/2013 6:59:02 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Olog-hai

100% would not be ENOUGH for these MORONS


3 posted on 01/07/2013 6:59:45 AM PST by CMailBag
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To: Olog-hai

Democrats are nothing but criminals and thieves.


4 posted on 01/07/2013 7:02:34 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Olog-hai

TRANSLATION: “The working peasants still have some money.”


5 posted on 01/07/2013 7:06:04 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the government. LIBERTY: When the government fears the people.)
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To: Olog-hai

Tax Democrats only.


6 posted on 01/07/2013 7:09:17 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Olog-hai
Of course, cutbacks in spending to increase revenue is never spoken of.

Of course the GOP goes along in the name of bipartisanship.
7 posted on 01/07/2013 7:12:05 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: GlockThe Vote
Democrats Most politicians are nothing but criminals and thieves.
8 posted on 01/07/2013 7:13:09 AM PST by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: Olog-hai
What these dopes don't realize is that there is only one way to increase tax revenues and that is to rev up the economy. Raising tax rates and closing loopholes in a recession will only lead to a diminished economy and lower revenues and increased deficits.
9 posted on 01/07/2013 7:13:46 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Liberty and Freedom!)
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To: Olog-hai

Measured against what most Americans expect the government to do for them, they are probably right.


10 posted on 01/07/2013 7:16:46 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Olog-hai

As mentioned on another thread - obama rejects the notion we have a spending problem. If you are a marxist there is no limit to taxation because ultimately govt takes everything and provides everything.

Our side better get prepared for a debate on the fundamentals of capitalism.


11 posted on 01/07/2013 7:16:58 AM PST by plain talk
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To: Olog-hai

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) Yesterday on Fox...a smirking, smarmy parrot without an origional thought, just talking over, with “talking points” the other guest. I damn near strangled the TV!


12 posted on 01/07/2013 7:17:11 AM PST by WellyP (question!)
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To: Olog-hai
I'm not sure what they think they're doing. Isn't this like trying to renegotiate the price of a house you bought a week after you purchased it and moved in?

The chances of any additional tax increase happening in this Congress is remote. Boehner managed to hang on to his job by a thread. He's not going to go that far again.

Maybe in 2015, if the 'rats win n 2014 -- but the mandatory congressional district gerrymandering to preserve "majority-minority" representation makes that unlikely before 2022, if then. The majority of Republicans won their districts with higher margins than Obama won.

My guess is that Pelosi's, Reid's and Durban's mailboxes must be overflowing with messages from constituents who opened their first 2013 paychecks and were shocked to discover that they're the "millionaires" that Obama promised to screw with his tax increases!

13 posted on 01/07/2013 7:22:40 AM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: CMailBag

Of course not, they don’t pay their taxes. They expect the rest of us to do it instead. If all the Rats who owed taxes (Rangel and Timmy G. included) payed what they owed, then maybe we wouldn’t be in the bind we’re in.


14 posted on 01/07/2013 7:28:16 AM PST by MissEdie (America went to the polls on 11-6-12 and all we got was a socialist thug and a dottering old fool.)
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To: Olog-hai

Here’s how I see it:

Revenue = payment for government services plus wasted revenue.

So, to determnine the amount of revenue (taxes) needed we first determine cost of the government services we want (I’ll get to waste shortly). That nails down the revenue needed.

What services do we want? That’s always under debate, especially the services where money is transferred from the haves to the have-nots. When the liberals ask for more money they’re really asking to expand government services (and also power over us). I don’t want more services on top of the ones we have now that we are not really able to comprehend in their entirety.

I want to hold the line on revenue because I think government already provides too many services, or should we say services that are too expensive, and also because I believe that a lot of revenue is wasted or misallocated by sneaky manenvers.

The situation is compounded because of our enormous debt that we must pay off. That gets us to one of Obama’s huge lies — that we must raise taxes to service our debt. And Obama wants to keep on borrowing.

I will say further that the politicians can say what they want about where our tax money goes, but we see much evidence that they sneakily spend our money on things they don’t tell us about.

Trust? Transparency? They ain’t there. The best way we can control the size of government and where they spend money is to avoid giving them more money. Too bad it has to be that way, but that’s the way it is.


15 posted on 01/07/2013 7:43:28 AM PST by cymbeline
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To: Olog-hai

I encourage the Dems to forge right ahead in the hunt for additional taxes on the American public. From what I am understanding, the “sheeple”—at least those who work for a living—are beginning to notice that their pay checks are smaller and are wondering WHY!!! They thought only the evil rich were going to suffer, not THEM!

So, Dems—go ahead and broadcast to all that will listen that you want even more!


16 posted on 01/07/2013 8:05:58 AM PST by MNGal
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To: cymbeline; MissEdie

The article mentions Sen. Durbin, and I live in Illinois. He can run for re-election in 2014, and a conservative Republican, Chad Koppie, a member of the Kane Co. Regional Board of Schools, told me that he’ll run. If you know anyone, who lives in IL, please tell them about Chad. In the 1998 governor primary, Chad was the only conservative candidate. He’s pro-tax cuts, pro-spending cuts, pro-life, pro-gun rights, and anti-illegal alien.


17 posted on 01/07/2013 8:10:22 AM PST by PhilCollins
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To: plain talk
Our side better get prepared for a debate on the fundamentals of capitalism.

With the amount of rent-seeking, inequality, and upwards redistribution going on it's a debate that needs to be had.

18 posted on 01/07/2013 8:15:24 AM PST by ksen
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To: Olog-hai

Of course not....the Democrats will only be “finished” in their work when they can seize 100% of (What they believe belongs to the Gov’t) your money. They might give you back barely enough to live on....the rest is to be given for Obama phones and for the Elites to live the “High Life”.


19 posted on 01/07/2013 8:19:49 AM PST by jakerobins
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To: Olog-hai; napscoordinator; CMailBag; E. Pluribus Unum; GlockThe Vote; Paladin2; Cheerio; ...

Mock their positions to their faces.

Please sign and promote the White House Petition:

Produce a Trillion Dollar Coin for Every U.S. Citizen for the Purpose of Paying Taxes

Activities and services pledged by the U.S. government exceed the ability to pay based on current tax revenue. The budget deficit is added to the national debt, and federal taxes are used in part to pay for the debt and interest.

“Trillion dollar” coins are being considered to pay the national debt, however, we petition the U.S. Government to mint an adequate quantity of “trillion dollar” coins to pay off the national debt, and enough additional coins to provide one for each citizen of the United States.

These coins can only be used to pay federal, state, and miscellaneous taxes for the lifetime of the recipient. Residual funds from each coin will be available to heirs of the recipients, and will be exempt from inheritance tax.


20 posted on 01/07/2013 8:28:53 AM PST by rusty millet
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To: rusty millet

oops - forgot to include the URL

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/produce-trillion-dollar-coin-every-us-citizen-purpose-paying-taxes/6rPprh5c


21 posted on 01/07/2013 8:30:19 AM PST by rusty millet
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To: WellyP

Yes, he does have that “please punch me in the face” look.


22 posted on 01/07/2013 8:33:40 AM PST by RckyRaCoCo ( Shall Not Be Infringed)
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To: Olog-hai

"We're invincible!"

23 posted on 01/07/2013 9:17:50 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: IbJensen

How did Keith Richard get in that picture?


24 posted on 01/07/2013 9:19:23 AM PST by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal! ,)
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To: Olog-hai
Of course, cutbacks in spending to increase revenue is never spoken of.

Let alone cuts in taxes to raise revenue.

25 posted on 01/07/2013 9:20:07 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: MotorCityBuck

Its the Ronnie Wood/Perry Farrell love child.


26 posted on 01/07/2013 1:24:51 PM PST by Finatic (I ran out of change and have given up on hope. FUBO, I am so sick of your sorry a$$ you effin punk)
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To: Finatic

Lol!


27 posted on 01/07/2013 2:25:48 PM PST by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal! ,)
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