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Tax Hike ´Beginning´
of a Deficit Solution
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Wolf Blitzer Calls Dem
Tax Hike ´Beginning´
of a Deficit Solution

NewsBusters, by Matt Hadro

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/7/2012 12:13:00 PM

CNN´s Wolf Blitzer said Thursday that the Democratic fiscal cliff plan of raising tax rates on the top two percent of income earners is the "beginning" of a solution. "But it´s a beginning. A billion here, a billion there, it winds up being real money," Blitzer told Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) on Thursday´s The Situation Room. Blitzer had already pushed House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to consider tax hikes in a fiscal cliff deal. [Video below the break. Audio here.] "It´s incredible to me we´re even talking about it because

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No wonder they continue to tank in the ratings. They can´t bring themselves to utter the words "cut spending. Jeff Zucker will just aid in their further demise, he who handpicked David Gregory.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ray_Stoddard, 12/7/2012 12:30:22 PM     (No. 9053757)

Wolf Blitzer Calls Dem
Tax Hike ´Beginning´
of a Daft Solution

There, fixed it for yuh.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: frenesi1, 12/7/2012 12:33:54 PM     (No. 9053765)

I think everyone knows that Wolf is not the sharpest knife in the drawer.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 12/7/2012 12:47:20 PM     (No. 9053787)

I guess no one does math anymore.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/7/2012 12:52:47 PM     (No. 9053799)

As we all learned in the "Birther" charade, Leftists don´t do evidence, they do ´narrative´.

They share this disturbing trait with the denizens of Ward D in the hopeless section of most major mental hospitals.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 12/7/2012 12:56:48 PM     (No. 9053811)

Blitzy, have you ever taken Econ 101?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Tucker, 12/7/2012 1:05:09 PM     (No. 9053836)

Oh just shut up Wolfie. You are not real source of information. I would like to ask these journalists (use term loosely) how they feel about helping the destruction of the country just so they can party at the WH. Trolls

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rolfnader, 12/7/2012 1:06:26 PM     (No. 9053840)

Here´s betting Wolf pays someone else to calculate tips at the beltway watering holes.What a maroon!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jimmiet, 12/7/2012 1:08:04 PM     (No. 9053846)

Tax revenues drop precipitously but they´ll make it up with higher rates. You really can´t fix stupid.
How come everytime they aim at the wealthy with their higher rates they hit me?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nina584, 12/7/2012 2:19:53 PM     (No. 9053984)

#8 That´s because the wealthy is looking for tax free or delayed income instruments as we speak. Why pay this bozo any money. You bring it out when favorable rates are about. That´s the reason why low taxes increase government revenue.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ocjim, 12/7/2012 2:59:07 PM     (No. 9054040)

Ignore him. Wolf Blitzer famously soiled himself on Celebrity Jeopardy!, finishing $4600 in the red with surprisingly unknowledgeable responses to Celebrity-friendly clues.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TheGrandWahzoo, 12/7/2012 3:00:13 PM     (No. 9054042)

Wolf Blitzer = Department Store Dummy. Hat tip Michael Savage.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Davids918, 12/7/2012 3:01:07 PM     (No. 9054045)

#4, I agree, but would like to see Republicans to stop acknowledging the "narrative" and state what a "narrative" actually is, and that´s a STORY.

So, we state, the Democrat story is....


I do see this new line from Wolf as trial balloon from the Dems as they´re probably starting to realize the top 2% taking increase in tax rates won´t pay for even 1 week of this administration´s gov´t spending.

And I´d like to see the Republicans state clearly that, "for this administrations spending we have collected 54% but must borrow the other 46%".

With all this unprecedented spending, and borrowing, the economy is STILL this weak?



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Reply 13 - Posted by: uno, 12/7/2012 3:01:29 PM     (No. 9054046)

This is like making a lousy product and then when sales revenue doesn´t meet expectations and can´t pay the bills, simply raise the price and increase the margin to make up the difference.
Yup, that´ll fix it...

Oh snap! I forgot. That only fails in the nasty capitalistic world of productivity!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bumbleshorts, 12/7/2012 3:56:36 PM     (No. 9054138)

I´m not sure if these comments about wolf blitzer don´t qualify as hate speech. The man obviously has some sort of mental disability.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Janjan, 12/7/2012 3:58:34 PM     (No. 9054144)

Wolf Blitzer is an idiot. Nuff said.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Coy860, 12/7/2012 4:03:43 PM     (No. 9054150)

Tax hikes only feed Obama´s addiction to spending money on failures like Solyndra and electric cars.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 12/7/2012 5:40:58 PM     (No. 9054301)

"A billion here, a billion there, it winds up being real money."

Memo to Howitzer Explosion Guy ("Party on, Wayne!"): Not when you´re $16 TRILLION in debt, you idiot.

And thanks, #10, for reminding us of that demonstration of his remarkable mental prowess.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/8/2012 4:40:42 AM     (No. 9054775)

Higher taxes makes the demonrat´s eyes glow. Here´s what they will do with the overall decreased revenue:

1) Spend and borrow even more money on more useless programs like that $100+M acquarium in some South American country; and
2) Ignore the massive debt.

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