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Pelosi Statement on President Obama’s Tax Proposal
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Posted on 12/07/2010 10:09:34 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Press Releases Contact: Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami Drew Hammill/202-226-7616 For Immediate Release 12/07/2010 Pelosi Statement on President Obama’s Tax Proposal

Washington, D.C. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on President Obama’s tax proposal:

“The tax proposal announced by the President clearly presents the differences between Democrats and Republicans. Any provision must be judged by two criteria: does it create jobs to grow our economy and does it add to the deficit?

“The Democratic provisions will create jobs and help 155 million workers through tax cuts for the middle class, helping working families who are struggling and growing the economy.

“The Republican demands would provide tax cuts to the millionaires and billionaires, fail to create jobs and increase the deficit. And to add insult to injury, the Republican estate tax proposal would help only 39,000 of America’s richest families, while adding about $25 billion more to the deficit.

“Republicans have held the middle class hostage for provisions that benefit only the wealthiest 3 percent, do not create jobs, and add tens of billions of dollars to the deficit.

“We will continue discussions with the President and our Caucus in the days ahead. Democratic priorities remain clear: to provide a tax cut for working families, to promote policies that produce jobs and economic growth, and to assist millions of our fellow Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own.”


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1 posted on 12/07/2010 10:09:37 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

For all of the static on the line, I could just make out that “she lost.”


2 posted on 12/07/2010 10:12:34 AM PST by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Sub-Driver
Typical Marxist speak from stretch. We are all Americans and are not divided up into neat categories by the IRS, Devilcrats, Libs or RINOs. No American should have their taxes raised in this environment. All Americans should have a tax cut right now.

Let's starve the giant bloated beast of the Federal Government and get money back into the hands of Americans.

3 posted on 12/07/2010 10:13:37 AM PST by frogjerk (I believe in unicorns, fairies and pro-life Democrats.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I wonder what it’s like to be married to Nancy...to live in the same house. “Am I losing my mind, or is it you?”


4 posted on 12/07/2010 10:16:59 AM PST by WestwardHo (Whom the gods would destroy, they first drive mad.)
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To: Sub-Driver
They are going to make productive talented people who succeed extinct.
This class warfare game has the top 1% paying the vast majority of all payroll taxes.
At some point IMO you piss off all the ones who are young enough to not retire and they will leave for international places with reasonable tax structures IMO where those that can do are not spat upon by the left.
5 posted on 12/07/2010 10:18:13 AM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Pelosi should step up like a man and cut Obama the tax cutter off at the knees. She wields the big gavel. Slam the man down!


6 posted on 12/07/2010 10:18:55 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Nuke the corrupt commie bastards to HELL!!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Is she going to refuse to go along with her own President's compromise???

Oh, this could get real good . . . .

7 posted on 12/07/2010 10:19:20 AM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Sub-Driver

The Speaker’s statement on Obama’s compromise tax bill does nothing to change the public’s impression of her as a mindless twit who is constipated by her ideology.


8 posted on 12/07/2010 10:19:43 AM PST by Snardius
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To: Sub-Driver
Governments don't produce jobs.

They take from individuals under threat of imprisonment.

The concept is really quite simple.

9 posted on 12/07/2010 10:20:39 AM PST by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: Sub-Driver

“I only want to raise taxes on some Americans while leaving the rest of the rates where they are and telling the saps that they can thank ME for giving them a ‘cut’ even though they got NOTHING more than before...”

The above is what Barack Obama would say IF he ever told the truth.


10 posted on 12/07/2010 10:21:22 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: Sub-Driver
The tax proposal announced by the President clearly presents the differences between Democrats and Republicans

right. Republicans favor working for a living and not being taxed to death for it while Democrats favor sitting around drinking beer, smoking weed, and collecting checks from the government. I would say more but I got called in to work today and have to run. seriously.

11 posted on 12/07/2010 10:21:42 AM PST by RC one (WHAT!!!!)
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To: Jim Robinson
I think Nancy feels like her big gavel just whacked her in the head. Boo-hoo.
12 posted on 12/07/2010 10:21:52 AM PST by JPG (Sarah dedicated her new book to Trig: "I'm glad you're here.")
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To: Sub-Driver
Photobucket "!@#$%^&*bleep - bleep *&^%$#@!"
yada, yada
eye of newt, ear of frog
*&^%$#@! ARGH!
13 posted on 12/07/2010 10:24:35 AM PST by GVnana (I'm a Mama Grizzly)
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To: Sub-Driver
“The Democratic provisions will create jobs and help 155 million workers through tax cuts for the middle class, helping working families who are struggling and growing the economy.

Using this logic, the so-called tax cuts for the wealthy will do the same thing. The reality is that there is a cost for not allowing the tax cuts to expire whether it is the middle class or the "wealthy." The money doesn't belong to the government nor does a tax cut or keeping the same rates have to be paid for.

And increasing unemployment benefits for another 13 months is not funded and will add to the deficit. And so will the 2% reduction in employee payroll taxes.

14 posted on 12/07/2010 10:25:37 AM PST by kabar
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To: Sub-Driver

Pelosi Queen


15 posted on 12/07/2010 10:27:17 AM PST by FrankR (Don't let the bastards wear you down!)
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To: JPG

Gavel wounds are not fatal, and that’s a shame.


16 posted on 12/07/2010 10:29:50 AM PST by itssme
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To: Sub-Driver

“The tax proposal announced by the President clearly presents the differences between Democrats and Republicans. Any provision must be judged by two criteria: does it create jobs to grow our economy and does it add to the deficit?”

Is there any point to trying to figure out what the hell she’s talking about? And one needs to remember that when Pelosi talks about creating jobs, she’s talking about getting more people on unemployment, foodstamps and welfare. And why are Democrats never concerned about the deficit when THEY’RE talking about more handouts?


17 posted on 12/07/2010 10:29:53 AM PST by Spok (Free Range Republican.)
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To: Sub-Driver

These meatheads wouldn’t be in this spot if they hadn’t gone ahead with that health care drivel and the so-called stimulus plan.

They’d probably still control the House as well.

But because Democrats cannot count, they are now sinking in the Big Muddy.

Putzes.


18 posted on 12/07/2010 10:32:03 AM PST by RexBeach
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To: Sub-Driver

She needs to explain, then, why..with a 100 seat majority, she couldn’t get her bill passed in the House..


19 posted on 12/07/2010 10:32:38 AM PST by ken5050 (I don't need sex.....the government screws me every day..)
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To: FrankR
Love it. From me to Nancy, “get bit.” (An expression we used in high school in the 50s.)
20 posted on 12/07/2010 10:33:29 AM PST by itssme
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To: colorado tanker
The GOOD news is that this tax battle will tie up congress and run out the clock on the rest of obama’s lame-duck agenda of START, etc

As is typical, the dems think that if they stir up their 20% base over class warfare, that is will somehow give them a winning strategy in 2012

21 posted on 12/07/2010 10:37:26 AM PST by VRWCTexan (Those who forget history, are doomed to repeat it !)
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To: Sub-Driver

LOL she asked does this create jobs when a few weeks ago she said that unemployment insurance does.

How long is she officially speaker anyway?


22 posted on 12/07/2010 10:40:05 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Sub-Driver
There's only one way this witch will ever be made to shut up...

Where's a falling house when you need one?

23 posted on 12/07/2010 10:47:04 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Sub-Driver

FUNP. You lost.


24 posted on 12/07/2010 10:49:09 AM PST by pabianice
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To: Sub-Driver

Just think how bad Pelousy will look next year when she has to fly coach.


25 posted on 12/07/2010 10:52:02 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Sub-Driver

She is really quite insane and could use help.


26 posted on 12/07/2010 10:52:08 AM PST by Big Mack (I didn't claw my way to the top of the food chain to eat VEGETABLES!)
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To: Sub-Driver
will create jobs and help 155 million workers through tax cuts for the middle class

Only 155 Million?

we lose 500 million American jobs each month
27 posted on 12/07/2010 10:54:08 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Sub-Driver

“The tax proposal announced by the President clearly presents the differences between Democrats and Republicans. Any provision must be judged by two criteria: does it create jobs to grow our economy and does it add to the deficit?

Did she ask this question on Healthcare? Did she listen to the answer?

Take your broom and shove it, you crone. I will be giving a standing ovation when that gavel is pried from her fingers on live TV in January.


28 posted on 12/07/2010 10:54:13 AM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

29 posted on 12/07/2010 10:57:17 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

As soon as there’s www.nazipelosiforpresident.com I’ll be making a contribution. :)


30 posted on 12/07/2010 11:09:04 AM PST by littleharbour
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To: All
The happy couple---united by O/Care.

"Americans don't give a damn what we have to say? Man, tha'ssa real bummer.

31 posted on 12/07/2010 11:18:41 AM PST by Liz
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To: Sub-Driver

The Democrats have controlled Congress for 4 years. Only NOW do they start to worry about ‘job creation’.


32 posted on 12/07/2010 11:24:42 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (What's black and white and red all over? HINT: Think White House)
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To: Sub-Driver

...while adding about $25 billion more to the deficit...

Not quite, moonbat-Nancy. Once again your math fails you. What it does is prevent you and your Pashtun dancing boy (Obama) from stealing $25 billion from those who have earned it and spending it as you wish.


33 posted on 12/07/2010 11:29:27 AM PST by LadyShires
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To: Sub-Driver

The sky is falling. The sky is falling. oh crap...its bird poop on her head!


34 posted on 12/07/2010 11:30:08 AM PST by Bobby_Taxpayer (Don't tread on us...or you'll pay the price in the next election.)
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To: Jim Robinson

“...She wields the big gavel....”

At least for another four weeks. Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!


35 posted on 12/07/2010 11:55:46 AM PST by NCC-1701 (HEY, NAZI PELOUSY, ON NOVEMBER 2, WE WILL DRAIN THE SWAMP!)
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Funny this whole debate, that I think on balance the Republicans won, shows it is not about revenue, more jobs, etc. It’s part some sophomoric pissing contest and part some sick need to punish and control the capital and lively-hood of a segment of the American populace. Obama himself in a candid moment before 2008 was pointed out to an interviewer that during Reagan tax rates dropped and revenues rose, what was Obama’s response..”Well it’s not about simply revenue, it’s about basic fairness.” Kind of like when your brother got grounded for driving Dad’s car and you threw a fit when Dad let him off restriction early for cleaning the garage. That hate that boiled up in you that someone else was getting something more than you. Like the brother of the prodigal son. That is why the DUers are going nuts, they feel that hate percolating up, that somehow some of us will feel a scintilla of hope and have a dime more to spend on our families. Oh and OBama just lost the 2012 election, put a fork in the Magic Negro, he’s done


36 posted on 12/07/2010 12:07:36 PM PST by pburgh01
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To: colorado tanker

It could happen. Take no action and let the tax cuts die on 1-1-11.

Just go home for the Christmas recess. Screw America.


37 posted on 12/07/2010 12:09:29 PM PST by Col Frank Slade
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To: VRWCTexan
The GOOD news is that this tax battle will tie up congress and run out the clock on the rest of obama’s lame-duck agenda of START, etc

Never get in your opponents way when he's self-destructing. :-))

38 posted on 12/07/2010 12:25:57 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Sub-Driver

What sort of magic accounting logic allows you to claim that tax cuts to one class will only create jobs while tax cuts to a diffent class will only increase the deficit?


39 posted on 12/07/2010 12:34:52 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead
QUOTE OF THE YEAR!


40 posted on 12/07/2010 12:45:16 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Sub-Driver
Any provision must be judged by two criteria: does it create jobs to grow our economy and does it add to the deficit?

Wow, Nancy .. if only you'd applied that standard to Porkulus 1, Porkulus 2, 0bamaCare, Cap and Tax, etc, etc...

41 posted on 12/07/2010 12:55:33 PM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: Liz

"BOTOX... need BOTOX..."

42 posted on 12/07/2010 12:58:27 PM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...
"The tax proposal announced by the President clearly presents the differences between Democrats and Republicans. Any provision must be judged by two criteria: does it create jobs to grow our economy and does it add to the deficit? The Democratic provisions will create jobs and help 155 million workers through tax cuts for the middle class, helping working families who are struggling and growing the economy."
Oh yeah, the lying beeotch has been losing sleep over the deficit. Thanks SubDriver.

43 posted on 12/07/2010 1:02:10 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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“The tax proposal announced by the President clearly presents the differences between Democrats and Republicans. Any provision must be judged by two criteria: does it create jobs to grow our economy and does it add to the deficit? "

Nazi Pelosi ? , it won't add to the deficit if you cut spending you dope.
44 posted on 12/07/2010 1:07:57 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: kabar
“The Democratic provisions will create jobs and help 155 million workers through tax cuts for the middle class, helping working families who are struggling and growing the economy."

Nazi Pelosi ? the middle class and the " Struggling " working families would not be in this situation if it was not for YOUR and Democrats bad economic polices and Bwanney Fwank, and Cris Dodd's corrupt dealings in the home financial system that created this mess you dope.
45 posted on 12/07/2010 1:16:08 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Spok
Not that they are " really concerned " about the deficit, but, here it is in their statements :

We have heard this recently from the Democrats/Liberals " But, How are we going to pay for tax cuts ? " .....

There you go......

Of course, they never admit that spending has to be cut, that's how you pay for tax cuts.
46 posted on 12/07/2010 1:22:13 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: VRWCTexan
" As is typical, the dems think that if they stir up their 20% base over class warfare, that is will somehow give them a winning strategy in 2012 "

Yeah, right, winning strategy, it will only remind Americans why they voted them out in November.

I can see the political commercials now in 2012 :

" Ok America, so we messed up and raised your taxes, pushed through legislation that YOU America didn't want us to pass.
So ? America ? come on now, we didn't mean it, give us another change.
Come on now, you can trust us, we know your hurting and raising your taxes will be a hard thing to do, but, it's only for your good and we are doing it for the children.
So ? vote for us Democrats now, but, you have to vote for us to see what we are really going to do to you " .....

This political advertisement was paid for by : SIMPLE MINDS OF THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC COMMITTIEE
47 posted on 12/07/2010 1:34:44 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

One lesson learned by our first Communist/Marxist/Feminist female speaker of the house...... NEVER again vote someone in like her as speaker of the house, NEVER !


48 posted on 12/07/2010 1:37:53 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Beagle8U
Just think how bad Pelousy will look next year when she has to fly coach with the UNWASHED masses..

there now, fixed.
49 posted on 12/07/2010 1:42:58 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Jim Robinson
Hey Jim ? who need the national network entertainment shows when we can get our entertainment by watching the Liberals go into mass meltdown .
50 posted on 12/07/2010 1:44:56 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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