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  •  Revenue? (1+ / 0-)
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    VClib

    If Obama (and other Democrats) wanted revenue, all they had to do was take the suggestion of Howard Dean and other sensible people; just let those tax cuts, expire, period. And tell the Repugnikans that you're not negotiating with them, period.

    •  Hear, Hear! N/T (0+ / 0-)

      Mollie

      "Only he who can see the invisible, can do the impossible." --Frank L. Gaines

      "If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilson

      by musiccitymollie on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 10:42:24 AM PST

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    •  roberb - I had advocated letting all the Bush (0+ / 0-)

      tax cuts expire in 2010 and 2012. That would have generated nearly $400 Billion of annual revenue increases. That's REAL revenue, not just nibbling around the edges.

      "let's talk about that"

      by VClib on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 10:45:51 AM PST

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