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Obama claims ‘pay your fair share’ mandate
humanevents.com ^

Posted on 11/09/2012 11:08:01 AM PST by tsowellfan

A newly energized President Barack Obama told the public in his first address since Tuesday’s election that he was doubling down on his ultimatum to block any fiscal reform proposal that did not raise taxes on top-earning Americans.

With Congress poised to tumble off a fiscal cliff composed of sequester budget cuts and expiring tax breaks on the first of next year, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has taken a conciliatory tone, saying House Republicans would work under the president’s leadership to find compromise...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama; taxes
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1 posted on 11/09/2012 11:08:06 AM PST by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

Fair share? 50% already don’t pay income taxes and over 50% get gov’t subsidies.

http://confoundedinterest.wordpress.com/2012/11/08/vampires-werewolves-and-the-post-election-market-reaction/


2 posted on 11/09/2012 11:09:43 AM PST by whitedog57
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To: whitedog57

Boner gotta go, it isn’t even the end of the election week and he is caving.


3 posted on 11/09/2012 11:11:09 AM PST by DaiHuy (One Big Assed Mistake America)
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To: tsowellfan

Come and get it “bammy...


4 posted on 11/09/2012 11:12:22 AM PST by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: tsowellfan

My 401K gets surrendered before December 31. Cash disposition to be determined, but it won’t be any place he can get hold of it.

I’m gonna work just enough part-time to pay bills, collect my early SS, and minimize whatever taxes I have. Buy nothing, hold nothing that can be seized easily.

My hip’s been hurting me and I think I’m gonna need SSDI...have to hold out some cash for that Daytime SSDI lawyer. Hell, if I minimize income enough, I might qualify for food stamps!

I’ve been on a British “Shameless” marathon on Netflix for the last three days, and I must say they don’t seem to be doing too bad.


5 posted on 11/09/2012 11:13:08 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: tsowellfan

Not to worry. The cliff dweller and the cave man will fix it.


6 posted on 11/09/2012 11:13:18 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: tsowellfan

“Pay Fair share” = not an actual number- just pay whatever bills we(in DC) run up in order to buy votes.......


7 posted on 11/09/2012 11:13:48 AM PST by eeevil conservative (GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH....Archimedes)
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To: tsowellfan

Dumbass would raise more revenue if he taxed the 47% that don’t pay their fair share of income tax.


8 posted on 11/09/2012 11:14:19 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: tsowellfan

I doubt that the GOP will do anything helpful here. What we need to do is find out the names, photos, addresses and any private information of IRS agents, EPA agents, Leftist msm personalities etc. and publicize them.
The government wants all sorts of personal information on conservatives, so we need to do the same to government officials and their syncophants.


9 posted on 11/09/2012 11:17:35 AM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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To: tsowellfan
Perhaps Conservatives should let Obama have his way...and let him own the results.

If Obama raises taxes, the already sputtering economy will shut down in a matter of weeks, not months.

10 posted on 11/09/2012 11:18:14 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: whitedog57

I suggest that Atlas should shrug, go get his EBT card, Obamaphone, and free condoms then he should head out to Colorado where he can smoke a joint while waiting in line to get Obamacare doctors to approve his application for SSI because of his depression, after that he should head off to Washington state where he can marry his life partner Hercules and together they can raise their eugenically created daughter Julia as she dedicates her life to following the path that government has designed for her......

Hey you need to stop reading this and get your sorry butt back to work, I want more free stuff.


11 posted on 11/09/2012 11:18:29 AM PST by Typical_Whitey (The political mirage of something for nothing; has ruined many a nation.)
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To: tsowellfan

Fair share? 50% already don’t pay income taxes and over 50% get gov’t subsidies.

http://confoundedinterest.wordpress.com/2012/11/08/vampires-werewolves-and-the-post-election-market-reaction/


12 posted on 11/09/2012 11:18:38 AM PST by whitedog57
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To: tsowellfan

“Know your enemy and know yourself, and in one hundred battles, you will never be defeated.”

What motivates our enemies, the Democrats? What do their voting blocks want? What EMOTIONS motivate them? And never confuse the Democrat leadership with the mass of Democrat voters. The Democrat leaders are just grifters. Show me one Democrat leader who isn’t a grifter. We know what motivates them. We have to separate the Democrat voters from their grifter leadership. So, what emotions motivate the various blocks of Democrat voters? We have to understand them before we can beat them.

“If you do not know yourself or your enemy, you will always be beaten.”


13 posted on 11/09/2012 11:20:25 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: tsowellfan
Top-earning Americans?

OK. Raise taxes on:

Any other suggestions?
14 posted on 11/09/2012 11:21:26 AM PST by eCSMaster (Indep. Payment Advisory Board = "Death Panels")
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To: eCSMaster
Any other suggestions?

Politicians

15 posted on 11/09/2012 11:25:18 AM PST by bitterohiogunclinger (Proudly casting a heavy carbon footprint as I clean my guns ---)
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To: eCSMaster
Some others come to mind:


16 posted on 11/09/2012 11:27:21 AM PST by eCSMaster (Indep. Payment Advisory Board = "Death Panels")
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To: tsowellfan
newly energized

The fog of the post-election cocaine crash has lifted.

17 posted on 11/09/2012 11:28:20 AM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: tsowellfan

‘Rats need to pay 2x income tax, 2x FICA and have a 50% tax on their EBT “winnings”.


18 posted on 11/09/2012 11:29:44 AM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: tsowellfan

The politics of envy, at the end of which the poor won’t be richer — they will be poorer. The US has the richest poor in the world and that’s not because of welfare.


19 posted on 11/09/2012 11:29:59 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: blueunicorn6
Envy! Envy! Envy!

ENVY!!

20 posted on 11/09/2012 11:31:39 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: Gaffer
"I’ve been on a British “Shameless” marathon on Netflix for the last three days, and I must say they don’t seem to be doing too bad."

Nothing wrong with continuing one's education.

21 posted on 11/09/2012 11:32:49 AM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Democrat voters want all the same things that you and I want...

working for it? Not so much.


22 posted on 11/09/2012 11:34:44 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Paladin2

Maybe it could be the basis of a Ph.D. dissertation on “Shameless: The British Answer To The American Soap Opera.”


23 posted on 11/09/2012 11:35:22 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: Gaffer
"I’m gonna work just enough part-time to pay bills, collect my early SS, and minimize whatever taxes I have."

Yep, I was about to get back into the workplace if Romney won, but now will likely sign up for early SS and move to a more "sustainable", lower tax location.

24 posted on 11/09/2012 11:36:23 AM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: MrB

Envy is not the same thing as desire, of course.

Conservatives do not damn desire.


25 posted on 11/09/2012 11:36:29 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: tsowellfan

Obama calling Hollywood.....

Obama calling Hollywood.....

Are you there ?????


26 posted on 11/09/2012 11:37:55 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Strange how paranoia can link up with reality now and then." -- Philip K. Dick)
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To: tsowellfan

You first, Mr. President! Lead from the front!


27 posted on 11/09/2012 11:39:03 AM PST by petitfour
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To: MrB

Or they dread what their friends will think of them if they do work their tails off and become rich. That somehow this is not fair to the friends.

They are free to extend whatever charity they want to friends and neighbors in needy circumstances, of course. But conservatives insist that this should be voluntary. Conservatives give more of their incomes in charity than liberals do, as it turns out.


28 posted on 11/09/2012 11:41:20 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: petitfour

Oh, he’ll pay just fine, he thinks. Man I bet he dodges whatever taxes he can as well.

Why doesn’t he share his Federal gold plated health care? When he does... THAT is when I will believe he has put his own skin into Obamacare.


29 posted on 11/09/2012 11:43:06 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: Paladin2

“End povartay!” “Cheaper druhgs Now!”


30 posted on 11/09/2012 11:45:31 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: tsowellfan

“A newly energized President Barack Obama “

I guess he’s back on cocaine...never let a good crisis go to waste.


31 posted on 11/09/2012 11:46:16 AM PST by ASouthernGrl (BHO sucks)
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To: eCSMaster
Any other suggestions?

Rappers and their pop star wives along with Congressman/women and Senators.

32 posted on 11/09/2012 11:48:28 AM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Gaffer
Ya can't beat the system unless you can fully understand it.

There is certainly nothing wrong with intellectual inquiry.

33 posted on 11/09/2012 11:55:45 AM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: TexasCajun
"Dumbass would raise more revenue if he taxed the 47% that don’t pay their fair share of income tax. "

Tax EBT "winnings".

34 posted on 11/09/2012 11:57:18 AM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: tsowellfan

OK Zero. You first. Announce you are rich enough and thus will only accept 1 dollar in pay per year.

uhhh huh. thought so.

a$$hole Obama is.


35 posted on 11/09/2012 11:57:54 AM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: liberalh8ter
Community Organizer Economic Cost Tax.

Illegal Hoodie wearing gun owners tax.

36 posted on 11/09/2012 11:59:16 AM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: tsowellfan
Fair ShareTM *

* Socialist in Chief reserves the right to define the word "fair" to mean any portion up to and including 100%

37 posted on 11/09/2012 12:00:12 PM PST by TChris ("Hello", the politician lied.)
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To: RoosterRedux

“Perhaps Conservatives should let Obama have his way...and let him own the results.”

Agree 100%.


38 posted on 11/09/2012 12:02:06 PM PST by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: cableguymn

You could have bet Mitt would do that, or donate the whole thing to charity.


39 posted on 11/09/2012 12:02:38 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: tsowellfan

simple question no lib can answer.

“How much is a persons fair share?”


40 posted on 11/09/2012 12:03:50 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: tsowellfan

I will reduce my income to a comfortable level of sustainability and not make one dime more. Of course it means I cut back on purchases and will hurt the economy. But I no longer care. The American public voted to screw themselves, I am merely the instument they demanded to carry it out.

Things are going to get really bad really soon.


41 posted on 11/09/2012 12:04:31 PM PST by henkster (If you let them do it to you, you got yourself to blame.)
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To: Paladin2

The British are much more adept at social commentary than America. It is why their “Shameless” went on so far 8 seasons, and that pathetic HBO ripoff of American “Shameless” is so inept and downright unoriginal.

They’ve taken off from their first two seasons - who knows when they’ll be back, probably to go find some new writers who won’t rip off the original “Shameless” so badly we are left thinking they hired those drugged up assholes that were responsible for “Lost”.... Hollywood needs to get a new game - they are so lazy now, you’d think they were Democrats.


42 posted on 11/09/2012 12:04:31 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: tsowellfan

Give me a number, Barry. Define “fair share” once and for all. Let everyone see what you’re really about.


43 posted on 11/09/2012 12:05:02 PM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: eCSMaster
OK. Raise taxes on: Movie Stars Professional Athletes Class-Action Trial Lawyers Union Bosses ... Any other suggestions?

Political consultants, college endowments, trust funds, "foundations", non-working "farms".

44 posted on 11/09/2012 12:06:49 PM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Only he would not publicly claim credit for it.

Obama would hold a press conference to let the world know.


45 posted on 11/09/2012 12:07:42 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: cableguymn

Ah, but they can answer - “More”


46 posted on 11/09/2012 12:10:01 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: henkster

Purchase durable goods second hand.
You won’t be paying sales tax that way, and you’ll be converting your soon-to-be-worthless FRNs to things that hold their value.


47 posted on 11/09/2012 12:13:37 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: DaiHuy

Exactly. So how is it done? How is Boehner gotten rid of and the old farts of compromise network gotten rid of.

I much prefer gridlock to ANY compromise. Compromise is what has brought us to this place.

I would much rather have some young fire breathing congressman who is going to be saddled with a lifetime of debt leading the charge than Boehner who has already stolen all he needs and has a FAT government pension that is inflation adjusted for life....something almost none of use have.


48 posted on 11/09/2012 12:38:03 PM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: tsowellfan

So why does his razor-thin margin of victory represent a mandate, but Americans voting overwhelmingly to put the Republicans in control of the House (where taxation originates) is not a mandate to prevent tax hikes? Each and every House member was up for re-election. Surely the Americans knew that they were voting for lower taxes by not only returning the majority to the Republicans, but by actually increasing the margin.


49 posted on 11/09/2012 12:43:40 PM PST by AaronInCarolina
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To: tsowellfan

GET READY... everyone will now PAY.. fair or unfair..
Obama wants much more than your MONEY.. possessions.. even your children..

If you do not know that.. you’re in for a BIG learning curve..
America WILL get FAR more than it actually WANTED..


50 posted on 11/09/2012 1:29:01 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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