New offer from Obama on 'fiscal cliff' moves closer to Republican position

Dec 18, 2012 Full story: Vancouver Sun 7

President Barack Obama has softened his demand for higher taxes at upper income levels and agreed to curtail future inflation adjustments for recipients of Social Security pensions as part of accelerating talks with Republicans to avoid a "fiscal cliff," people familiar with the talks said Monday.

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“Obama Shames the USA”

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#1 Dec 18, 2012
Obama's little phony girly pillow fight continues.
It's really getting sickening now.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#2 Dec 18, 2012
yawn...

wake me if anyone decides to take this seriously....
lolol

Albuquerque, NM

#3 Dec 18, 2012
I don't mind my SS cost-of-living/inflation adjustments resulting in less benefits BUT, the govt had better make an equivelant adjustment to food stamp, cash assistance, medicaid, housing, utility aid for obamas 'po folks too. If the pain is not spread to everyone equally, then the shtf.
CBOW

Dover, PA

#5 Dec 18, 2012
I guess Odumbo's trip to a PA small business made it clear that the $250,000.00 cut off for tax increases will bury small business.
thinkaboutit

Llano, TX

#6 Dec 18, 2012
lolol wrote:
I don't mind my SS cost-of-living/inflation adjustments resulting in less benefits BUT, the govt had better make an equivelant adjustment to food stamp, cash assistance, medicaid, housing, utility aid for obamas 'po folks too. If the pain is not spread to everyone equally, then the shtf.
Do you support them using the same cost of living inflation adjustment tool (the Chained CPI) to adjust income tax brackets? That will spread "the pain" even more equally in that it will raise tax revenue.
dr pepppper

Hanoi, Vietnam

#7 Dec 18, 2012
carey529 wrote:
yawn...
wake me if anyone decides to take this seriously....
U C the view frum Above!!;-000h, DOOOOOM day cmoing!;-000
dr pepppper

Hanoi, Vietnam

#8 Dec 18, 2012
Ninthman wrote:
Obama's little phony girly pillow fight continues.
It's really getting sickening now.
the Jews brotect the headtop now U C the top view from Baitner! 21 DOOOOOOOOOOOOM mandating;-000

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