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  • Backdoor taxes to hit middle class (The "pulled" Reuters article?)

    02/02/2010 10:25:44 AM PST · by GVnana · 3 replies · 1,149+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo Canada ^ | 2/1/10 | Terri Cullen
    NEW YORK (Reuters.com) --The Obama administration's plan to cut more than $1 trillion from the deficit over the next decade relies heavily on so-called backdoor tax increases that will result in a bigger tax bill for middle-class families. In the 2010 budget tabled by President Barack Obama on Monday, the White House wants to let billions of dollars in tax breaks expire by the end of the year -- effectively a tax hike by stealth. While the administration is focusing its proposal on eliminating tax breaks for individuals who earn $250,000 a year or more, middle-class families will face a...
  • Backdoor taxes to hit middle class

    02/02/2010 6:03:42 AM PST · by xtinct · 60 replies · 3,171+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 2/1/10 | Terri Cullen
    NEW YORK (Reuters.com) --The Obama administration's plan to cut more than $1 trillion from the deficit over the next decade relies heavily on so-called backdoor tax increases that will result in a bigger tax bill for middle-class families. In the 2010 budget tabled by President Barack Obama on Monday, the White House wants to let billions of dollars in tax breaks expire by the end of the year -- effectively a tax hike by stealth. While the administration is focusing its proposal on eliminating tax breaks for individuals who earn $250,000 a year or more, middle-class families will face a...
  • BIG BROTHER Obama's wants Government "Price Signals" to "Change Your Behavior" (Video)

    10/30/2008 8:40:34 PM PDT · by Pacothecat · 7 replies · 528+ views
    Interesting Iowa Public television 07 interview. Obama says on energy conservation he wants Price Signals to Change Behavior and he doesn't seem to mind if these increases hurt the middle class. He also admits when government fines companies they pass it on to consumers.