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    "i am not going to budge"

    Now there is a tried and true method if getting some negotiations going.

    Yep, that's leadership, exemplified methodology......four years of arrogance followed by another four years of intransigence...


    Obama Tells Progressives He Won't Budge On Bush Tax Cuts

    Posted: 11/13/2012 5:03 pm EST Updated: 11/13/2012 5:19 pm EST








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    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will enter high-stakes budget negotiations firmly committed to seeing the tax rates for high-income earners rise to pre-George W. Bush levels, he assured a gathering of progressive and labor leaders on Tuesday.
    "I am not going to budge," he told the group, according to an attendee who relayed material from the meeting on condition of anonymity. "I said in 2010 that I'm going to do this once, and I meant it."
    The White House did not immediately return a request for comment, but two other sources who attended the meeting confirmed the quote. The administration seems to have staked out a firmer position than during the first stand-off over the Bush-era tax cuts, in November and December of 2010, leaving the impression that it won't sign off on a compromise that doesn't increase the tax burden on the wealthy as a means of paying down the deficit.


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/1...n_2124324.html


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    A phrase of the past, "Read my lips, no new taxes!" must be a declaration of being very open on the subject.
    Sorry--but I do not accept the idea that being intolerant of intolerance is THE SAME THING as being intolerant of anything else.

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    It's crazy. The money is in the middle class.

    Watch your wallet - he's lying again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kizzume View Post
    A phrase of the past, "Read my lips, no new taxes!" must be a declaration of being very open on the subject.
    And the Dumbocrats are still not done blaming Bush.

    That's hilarity beyond comprehension to the intelligent people of America, but the Dumbocrat sheeple don't see anything wrong with living in the past.



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    Quote Originally Posted by GrassrootsConservative View Post
    And the Dumbocrats are still not done blaming Bush.

    That's hilarity beyond comprehension to the intelligent people of America, but the Dumbocrat sheeple don't see anything wrong with living in the past.

    I don't normally see people saying much at all about 90's Bush.

    Just because Obama doesn't want to budge on this issue means he's a stickler on everything?

    EDIT: If he wasn't a stickler on at least a few things, he'd be a pushover.
    Last edited by Kizzume; 11-13-2012 at 11:02 PM.
    Sorry--but I do not accept the idea that being intolerant of intolerance is THE SAME THING as being intolerant of anything else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trinnity View Post
    It's crazy. The money is in the middle class.

    Watch your wallet - he's lying again.

    What other role in life do you really imagine the Middle Class has?

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    Being a stickler about important and necessary processes and procedures is an excellent trait in a President....but Barack Obama's arrogance is already legendary. I think he'll go down in history with that specific descriptor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kizzume View Post
    A phrase of the past, "Read my lips, no new taxes!" must be a declaration of being very open on the subject.
    No, it's a statement on what happens when you make a deal with liberals. If the budget they wanted got passed they wouldn't pass more taxes. Gotcha, Sucker!

    But, President Obama has always sought bipartisan compromise where you kiss his butt and he lets you. Nothing else will do for the King. Or is it Commisar? Whatever, the man doesn't understand the concept of working with others. He's never had to do that and doesn't intend to start now.
    Last edited by patrickt; 11-14-2012 at 09:47 AM.

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    This is why there is no room for compromise.

    To Democrats "compromise" means the GOP gives in on everything the Democrats want.

    If any GOP congressperson gives in on taxation without substantial non-defense spending cuts, they better start organizing a primary campaign.

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