Skip to comments.Obama on Reagan: a ‘wild-Eyed, Socialist, Tax-Hiking Class Warrior'
Posted on 04/11/2012 2:25:32 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Today's Republicans might view Ronald Reagan as a "wild-eyed, socialist, tax-hiking class warrior," and the late conservative icon's views on taxes might have disqualified him from the party's nomination in 2012, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.
Obama, defending his "Buffett Rule" call for higher taxes on the very rich, said in a speech that he was "not the first president to call for this idea that everybody has got to do their fair share." He went on to say:
Some years ago, one of my predecessors traveled across the country pushing for the same concept. He gave a speech where he talked about a letter he had received from a wealthy executive who paid lower tax rates than his secretary, and wanted to come to Washington and tell Congress why that was wrong. So this President gave another speech where he said it was 'crazy'--that's a quote--that certain tax loopholes make it possible for multimillionaires to pay nothing, while a bus driver was paying 10 percent of his salary. That wild-eyed, socialist, tax-hiking class warrior was Ronald Reagan.
He thought that, in America, the wealthiest should pay their fair share, and he said so. I know that position might disqualify him from the Republican primaries these days but what Ronald Reagan was calling for then is the same thing that we're calling for now: a return to basic fairness and responsibility; everybody doing their part. And if it will help convince folks in Congress to make the right choice, we could call it the Reagan Rule instead of the Buffett Rule.
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No more stupid! I CAN’T STAND MORE STUPID!
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The Kenyan is beginning to sound desperate
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Barack Logoma stuck on stupid reckless, incorrect use of words.
Is our president a white black man?
Obama lumped trickle-down economics among "old broken-down theories" that he blamed for the 2008 global economic meltdown.
Too bad our nominee hated Reagan/Bush in the 80's too or he would be able to instinctively knock this Regime fabricated meme down as a bold faced lie.
Obama is an Expert on Reagan as close to his claim as a Constitution scholar.
This guy has NO CLUE.
I have GOT to find out what zero is smokin', tokin' or rubbing into his belly!! That's GOT to be some GOOD stuff 'cause zero is flat out full of it!
I taught 0b0z0 pretty well. He acts like my son. I couldn’t possibly have thought of this one!
Keep going, 0h0m0, get the damn conservatives going, accuse them of what you do! Shhhhh...Don’t drive yourself crazy doing it, son.
Professor Saul Alinsky, Ph.D., Crap Attack Galore
May the ghost of President Reagan give the lying communist usurper an epic smack upside the headwith a celestial baseball bat!
May the ghost of President Reagan give the lying communist usurper an epic smack upside the head with a celestial baseball bat!
Aha, it just convinces more people who actually lived through the 80’s that Obama is FULL OF SH*T. Even though Obama was safe in Pahkeestahn.
He’s losing it. Get Joe Biden warmed up in the stable. This man should be nowhere near the black box.
What? Whatever happens we don’t want Biden as president. He thinks we fought the Civil War against the Germans, and Abraham Lincoln posted the Gettysburg Address on Facebook.
huh. Well here is Obama describing Reagan in his “Dreams” autobio...
” “When classmates in college asked me just what it was that a community organizer did, I couldn’t answer them directly,” Obama wrote. “Instead, I’d pronounce on the need for change. Change in the White House, where Reagan and his minions were carrying on their dirty deeds ”
The sad news is you will hear “conservatives” try to make the case that Reagan would be too liberal for the GOP today.
It’s a stupid joke.
The GOP has moved left since then, way left. The liberal Democrats in those days would be called “center right” today.
Message must be strongly delivered. Either that or I'm up for a damn revolution. This is unbearable.
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