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Posted on 04/16/2012 4:46:16 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Pelosi Statement on Senate Vote Blocking the Buffett Rule April 16, 2012
Washington, D.C. Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after Senate Republicans blocked the Buffett rule, a measure included in the House Democratic alternative to the Ryan Republican budget, which would restore fairness to our tax code, protect the Medicare guarantee, and reduce the deficit:
Tonight, Senate Republicans voted against the so-called Buffett rule which would restore fairness by fixing a stark tax inequity. Tomorrow, House Republicans will again pass their devastating budget that gives massive tax breaks to millionaires and ends the Medicare guarantee. Later this week, House Republicans will act to benefit their special interest friends by putting forward legislation that adds $46 billion to the deficit and does not require the creation of one single job.
Once again, Republicans are giving away billions of dollars to millionaires at the expense of middle class Americans.
Democrats will continue to work to create jobs, strengthen small businesses, and bolster America's middle class, while supporting a balanced approach to reduce the deficit.
Giving away billions? Only if you assume that everything that anyone makes belongs to the government.
the Ryan Republican budget, which would restore fairness to our tax code, protect the Medicare guarantee, and reduce the deficit.
There , that sounds better.
Dang evil republicans don’t want to rob someone else
to buy your vote.
Sucks to be you San Fran Nan!!!
Verses the Democrats stealing public funds.
Pelosi, keep your rotting, thieving, stinking hands off our money. What part of IT’S NOT YOUR MONEY BITCH don’t you understand. You PARASITE.
Democrats will continue to work to create jobs, strengthen small businesses, and bolster America’s middle class” Why have they not done this in the past?
Well, duh. How do you expect them to redistribute it if it doesn't belong to them in the first place?
How did the Senate Republicans block the Democrat controlled senate?
Wouldn't this increase his contribution to the government?
Decreasing the rate of budget increases == "massive cuts in essential services."
She expects us to bend over and take it.
I went to the site and noted with grim amusement there is no provision for feedback. She has made her announcement and will brook no comment. The attitude of a tyrant...and if her comments were so viciously false, abusive and demeaning, it would be funny to watch her flail verbally, trying to get anyone to listen to the gas she exudes.
The woman is a plague.
How are the GSA and the SS going to continue to par-tay without shakin’ down the Peeps? /s
And one Democrat voted against this BS bill too..so what does Pukelosi have to say about THAT person
Has Nancy been writing checks to the IRS for more money than she owes?
Surely she knows that if her being rich preys on her conscience she can pay more voluntarily.
I bet she uses every tax shelter known to man and a few that arent known to hide her insider trading dals.
If I correctly recall, the amount that the “Buffett Tax” would bring in wouldn’t cover what the government lost in one bad “loan” to Solyndra.
We’re all just wallets to the Takers.
Hey Nazi! How ‘bout asking the 47% who aren’t paying any income tax to start paying their “fair share”? They are the ones who keep voting for and want your BIG government!