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Obama Will Insist on Tax Hikes in Budget Deal
Cybercast News Service ^ | October 17, 2013 - 6:46 AM | Susan Jones

Posted on 10/17/2013 6:57:38 AM PDT by Olog-hai

As part of the deal to end the government shutdown and extend the debt limit, the House and Senate have agreed to begin long-stalled budget negotiations. The conferees planned to meet Thursday morning for breakfast—to “break the ice,” the Associated Press reported.

Once the actual talks get underway, President Obama will insist that tax hikes be part of the solution.

“The president has insisted that in the budget negotiations that he’s been calling for all year, everything has to be on the table. And that will be his position going forward,” White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Wednesday. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: budgetdeal; fiscalcliff; obama; taxhikes
How nice. “Charm offensive” part deux—more offense given to the taxpayers, and of course more jobs moved overseas.
1 posted on 10/17/2013 6:57:38 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

He’s insisting on these hikes because he’s so fiscally responsible. /S

The problem with him and his crew, is that increased revenues just provide the government with a bigger base to exceed by deficit spending. They also choke off the economy, and often produce less revenue than before, but they are perceived as “fairer.”


2 posted on 10/17/2013 7:00:25 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Olog-hai

How ‘bout the French Republicans demand a return to the Constitutional budget process...


3 posted on 10/17/2013 7:00:31 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Olog-hai

And McCain will insist that the GOP should bow to his every whim.


4 posted on 10/17/2013 7:00:35 AM PDT by ABQHispConservative (Only fake Christians are Democrats.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

They wouldn’t be French Republicans then.


5 posted on 10/17/2013 7:00:57 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

True...


6 posted on 10/17/2013 7:01:31 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Olog-hai
Obama Will Insist on Tax Hikes in Budget Deal

Let's save some time - Have Weeper Boehner and McConnell report to the white hut and bend over right now - in the end, that's what they'll do anyway.

7 posted on 10/17/2013 7:01:52 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: Olog-hai

Raise taxes? Will it collapse us? I’m getting to the point where I hope so.


8 posted on 10/17/2013 7:05:18 AM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: Olog-hai
It's kind of funny in an end-of-the-nation kind of way. The RINOs who serve only their globalist and corporate friends are the ones who caved on Obamacare. And now Obama's going to *itch-slap them with taxes on "millionaires and billionaires" (are we going to have to listen to that again)

Thus, the people who sabotaged conservatives are going to pay for Obamacare with higher taxes!

Remember that conservatives supported them when the issue was to not raise taxes on wealthier people. Hmmmm.........

9 posted on 10/17/2013 7:06:34 AM PDT by grania
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To: Olog-hai

Thanks Pubblies. You not only destroy your own party, but you’ll cave again and allow more taxes to be heaped upon us.

The Tea Party badly needs to assemble another rally in DC to remind these people we are at our limits.


10 posted on 10/17/2013 7:12:14 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: grania

It’s kind of funny in an end-of-the-nation kind of way.

**********
Gallows humor. But it was kinda funny the way you put it. It took a lot to make me laugh this morning. Thanks for that one. :)

Regards.


11 posted on 10/17/2013 7:13:47 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Olog-hai

Well, I INSIST that Senators Cruz and Lee and Rep Gohmert be on the ‘special committee’ to negotiate a budget or anything else. I don’t trust McConnell, Gramnesty, McLame, Cornyn, Corker, Collins, Ayotte, Boehner, etc., etc. to negotiate in the best interests of me, my family and/or my country.


12 posted on 10/17/2013 7:18:26 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: The Sons of Liberty
Let's save some time - Have Weeper Boehner and McConnell report to the white hut and bend over right now

Better yet just have them go home. They don't serve any purpose.

13 posted on 10/17/2013 7:18:48 AM PDT by oldbrowser (The debt limit is the emergency brake on government spending)
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To: ryan71

“Will it collapse us”

The real question is when will our debt cause us real, right-now-today, problems, or shall we say when will we “run out of money”

An answer is seen to day, as the Chinese lowered our credit rating. Here’s their reason:

“The fundamental situation that the debt growth rate significantly outpaces that of fiscal income and gross domestic product remains unchanged,” Dagong said in the statement, adding Washington’s solvency was vulnerable as old debts were still repaid through raising new debts.

“Hence the government is still approaching the verge of default crisis, a situation that cannot be substantially alleviated in the foreseeable future,” it said.


That sort of thing will make America’s cost to borrow go up, which is the real way we will “run out of money”.

Obama pretty much has to seek tax increases. Boy I hope he doesn’t get them.


14 posted on 10/17/2013 7:23:53 AM PDT by cymbeline
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To: Olog-hai

Saw that coming like a distant train on the Kansas prairie.


15 posted on 10/17/2013 7:27:21 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Olog-hai

Apologies for the rant - I’m ticked this a.m. and had to get it out. Thanks for reading - or just skip over my post below.

“Once the actual talks get underway, President Obama will insist that tax hikes be part of the solution.”

“The president has insisted that in the budget negotiations that he’s been calling for all year, everything has to be on the table. And that will be his position going forward,” White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Wednesday. …

First, the top earners got a tax hike last January (IIRC it was those making more than $400k).

Second, while I avoid listening to Obummer as much as possible, I do read FR and other online news and watch FNC, so hear/read at least some of what he has to say. Did I somehow miss that “the _resident has been calling for budget negotiations all year”, or did I just forget? Were tax hikes included in the ridiculous budget that he FINALLY sent to Congress and no one discussed them because his budget was so far fetched?

That’s right Obummer, put tax hikes on Americans that now see their health insurance costs go through the roof, losing jobs and/or having their hours cut because of YOUR socialzed medicine plan; and, companies moving offices and manufacturing overseas because the corporate tax rate is as high or higher here than anywhere in the world. Oh, and then let us pay tax credits and various benefits to the illegal aliens you want to grant amnesty to.

[rant off]
Best,
SC


16 posted on 10/17/2013 7:38:11 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: Olog-hai

can the budget be balanced without a single tax going up?


17 posted on 10/17/2013 7:38:32 AM PDT by stonewall_jackson215
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To: Olog-hai

I agree with Obama. Hike the taxes - high! The higher the better. Give Obama what he wants.

Republicans ought to say the the MSM and the American people are infatuated with Obama and so they won’t stand in his way one moment longer.

Let the people get what they want.


18 posted on 10/17/2013 7:40:53 AM PDT by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Olog-hai

**** obama and **** the republicans that WILL give him everything that he wants.


19 posted on 10/17/2013 7:42:04 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: stonewall_jackson215

“can the budget be balanced without a single tax going up?”

Yea, it a foreign thing called “cutting spending”.


20 posted on 10/17/2013 7:44:51 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Obadiah

You’re right. Frankly I’m sick of all the dire warnings about this and that. Let’s just get to it already. Survival of the fittest.


21 posted on 10/17/2013 7:45:50 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Olog-hai

so Barry is a dead beat. Can’t budget, can’t trim excesses, so he spends with an open check book. When taxpayers can’t give another dime, what the hell is Govt. going to do?


22 posted on 10/17/2013 7:47:05 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Olog-hai

Now I know why obama has been firing so many generals. He needs a bunch of yes-men to enforce martial law when the revolution begins.


23 posted on 10/17/2013 7:47:14 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Seattle Conservative

Barry insists, refuses to negotiate, Gop-e caves, rinse and repeat.


24 posted on 10/17/2013 7:50:03 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Obadiah

When the money dries up, he’ll confiscate the pensions for the “rights” of a few because it’s not fair that some people worked hard to save for their retirement and others didn’t. The Govt. will tell us how much we can legally save.


25 posted on 10/17/2013 7:52:46 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Olog-hai

Ok, now they want to raise taxes to pay for new spending that they are using to pay down past spending?

It’s offensive and insane.


26 posted on 10/17/2013 7:53:22 AM PDT by Texas resident (The GOP sold us all out.)
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To: LibLieSlayer
Republicans insist, the official msm arm of the White House calls them terrorists, arsonists, then they cave. Where was the civility outrage about "dead beats", "enemies", calling good Americans terrorists by the White House? Bill Ayers is a terrorist. MSM won't call him what he is. Him and his wife.
27 posted on 10/17/2013 7:57:03 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Obadiah

The Dems want higher taxes. Let’s experiment and start with them first.


28 posted on 10/17/2013 7:59:08 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Olog-hai

Oh no, not Tax Hikes again.


29 posted on 10/17/2013 8:10:28 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: machogirl

Unfortunately, you nailed it.


30 posted on 10/17/2013 8:30:59 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: Seattle Conservative

sad isn’t it? a one party system is a banana republic.


31 posted on 10/17/2013 8:32:22 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Olog-hai

GOP can do nothing anymore. Obama will turn off the food stamps and blame the GOP. Media will deliver the hysteria that food stamps will be in jeopardy without tax hikes.

Deal done. There will be no more resistance to anything they want.


32 posted on 10/17/2013 8:34:54 AM PDT by dforest
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To: dforest

Wait until he rations toilet paper. None unless you submit to O’care. by data mining and spying, they will know who you vote for. Food, shelter, medical care.... all denied on the basis of who you are and what they think your value is.
I see forced DNA testing on pregnancies. Have a problem pregnancy with a possible genetic defect? I can see O’care forcing termination so the sick child, who can’t contribute of course and has no value, won’t use the healthcare system. Once they supreme court opened this door, it ain’t ever going to shut.

I went on the Kaiser calculator to run some numbers. Question on there if you smoke Tobacco and do your kids of 20 years age and younger smoke Tobacco. they can charge up to 50% of your premium charge on the exchange for tobacco users and that 50% surcharge isn’t qualifying money paid for an “up to” (dollar amount) tax credit. Nothing on there about if you use Choom like Barry. That’s smoke. They increase the taxes for ciggys but depend on those ever increasing taxes to pay for one of their twisted programs. those programs never go away, they just raise other taxes to make up lost revenue from the people that quit.


33 posted on 10/17/2013 8:49:02 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl

If war comes and we all pray that it never does... the media will be the first to pay their bill of treason. The rat party and the progressive republican caucus could never have destroyed so much of this republic without their propaganda. 49 stories on the end of the shutdown today and every single one blasts Cruz and blames republicans for everything.


34 posted on 10/17/2013 9:04:48 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

I hope that the complicit MSM “sicko-phants” are run out of town. They sold their soul. shameful


35 posted on 10/17/2013 9:21:14 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl

Yes.... they sold their souls.


36 posted on 10/17/2013 9:38:13 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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