Skip to comments.Higher Payroll Tax Pinches Those With Least to Spare
Posted on 02/07/2013 12:38:14 PM PST by jimbo123
Jack Andrews and his wife no longer enjoy what they call date night, their once-a-month outing to the movies and a steak dinner at Logans Roadhouse in Augusta, Ga. In Harlem, Eddie Phillipss life insurance payment will have to wait a few more weeks. And Jessica Price is buying cheaper food near her home in Orlando, Fla., even though she worries it may not be as healthy.
You got to stretch what you got, said Mr. Phillips, 51, a front-desk clerk and maintenance man for a nonprofit housing group who earned $22,000 last year. That little $20 or $30 affects you, especially if youre just making enough money to stay above water.
I dont see any reason to consider supporting its extension, said Timothy F. Geithner, the Treasury secretary, in testimony last year. Even Nancy Pelosi, a reliable liberal who leads the Democratic minority in the House of Representatives, was for letting it expire.
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Or, in “libspeak”, that’s $1440 that the government doesn’t have to spend to give you a tax break.
Sorry... posting that almost made ME vomit, it’s so hideous.
Makes me almost vomit thinking of it!
That’s a great video clip, which I saved quite some time ago. But I was wondering who created it or where it might be from?