It has nothing to do with semantics. Taxes are levied on one's earnings, a tax break allows you to keep more of YOUR EARNINGS.<quoted text>
Here we go, another semantics game player.
Tax breaks gives people more money to spend. That is why stimulus actions include tax breaks.
Tax cuts to the wealthy gives them more money except they aren't likely to spend it.
Now, be a good right whiners & keep pushing to hand billions more to the wealthy.
No business is going to spend capital or borrow money in this environment. The day after Obama is swept out of office, optimism will return. That's the one ingredient he can't decree into existence, he can only quash it.