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Mayor sees middle class
in revolt if tax rates rise

Washington Post, by Dave Boyer

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/12/2012 10:35:07 PM

One of the mayors invited by President Obama on Wednesday to a White House meeting on fiscal issues predicted after the session that there would be civil unrest if congressional Republicans fail to agree to extended tax cuts for the middle class. “I think that America will retaliate in the event this does not occur,” said Mayor Michael Coleman of Columbus, Ohio. “Yes, we’re going to be frustrated if this does not occur. In fact, it’ll rise above frustration.” Asked by a reporter to elaborate, Mr. Coleman said retaliation was “maybe a little bit too strong” a word, but added

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 12/12/2012 10:44:36 PM     (No. 9062613)

No matter how badly this ends -- and it will end badly, mark my words -- the Republicans are going to get blamed for the mess.

It doesn´t matter what we do or don´t do, we will get blamed, and the MSM will blast that message day after day until the populace starts lynching every Republican they can find.

This country died on 11-6-2012. The sooner it implodes under it´s own rot and corruption, the sooner we can start to rebuild (or at least our new masters, the Chinese or the muslims can take over and get it over with)...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross, 12/12/2012 11:00:20 PM     (No. 9062622)

More fanning the flames by an African-American Democrat. Highly irresponsible speech, but of course he gets a pass.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dreadnought, 12/12/2012 11:11:26 PM     (No. 9062630)

(Typo: It´s from the Washington Times)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: noddy, 12/12/2012 11:22:53 PM     (No. 9062643)

1. He must be black.
2. Obama has made me a racist.
3. Delaying decision on who to side with until all wars are disclosed. Civil War. Tax Revolt.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: noddy, 12/12/2012 11:25:07 PM     (No. 9062647)

...Class War.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/12/2012 11:43:35 PM     (No. 9062665)

Obama has planned since day one for the Bush tax cuts to expire and the revenues to increase. He grudgingly allowed them to be extended only with some major redistributionist twists. He has signed a bipartisan law to increase taxes for everyone Jan 1 and rein in entitlements over the decade. The unhappiness of the middle class will be nothing compared to the anger of the poor. But the Democrats no longer have the courage to fix the monster they created.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/13/2012 12:06:40 AM     (No. 9062684)

All Dem politicians have the moral depth of a 6 year old child. Black Dem politicians are worse.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: locarno, 12/13/2012 12:13:47 AM     (No. 9062690)

If you read the article carefully, notice this little gem: Coleman predicting ´there would be civil unrest if congressional Republicans fail to agree to extended tax cuts for the middle class.´ Yea, right. Agree with Obama, or we´re going to burn down the town, & then blame the Republicans. Yes, the country signed its own death by slow torture agreement on 11-06-12. This is only the beginning folks.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: sunsong, 12/13/2012 12:41:24 AM     (No. 9062709)

Is Obama really willing to cause this kind of unrest over $85 billion???

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 12/13/2012 2:09:35 AM     (No. 9062743)

Let it expire. Let taxes go up for everyone. Let the cuts have to be made. You are gonna get blamed anyway.

Immediately in the next session of Congress, put together a tax reform bill that lowers tax rates for everyone, and closes loopholes, cuts capital gains taxes, eliminates AMT, and eliminates the inheritance tax (or at least lowers it), and neutered ObamaCare taxes No new entitlements, no silliness, just a straight forward simplification of the tax code, and sane rates. Then let Reid and Zippy say why they are stopping lowering tax rates and make the tax system simpler and more "fair".

Idiots.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/13/2012 2:32:06 AM     (No. 9062748)

This is Obama´s boys, after being encouraged to create rage riots in the streets by the POTUS! Stupid,stupid stupid!

Hasn´t anyone in the MSM or DNC noticed what was preached as Taxing The Rich was defined before the election as millionaires & billionaires... and now he´s talking of taxing the rich at $250k & up!

Another cutsie trick = Obama measures being rich by your net worth... not your annual salary. Get ready for massive taxation of anyone who isn´t on welfare.



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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/13/2012 3:19:52 AM     (No. 9062774)

Must be that illustrious mayor from Columbus foresees his job in jeopardy if Bush tax rates go up because he would have a hard time selling more tax increases for Columbus residents.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/13/2012 4:59:07 AM     (No. 9062796)

Liberals are always running around with their hair on fire saying tax cuts don´t work,add to the deficit etc. But here you have Obama wanting an extension of the payroll tax cut which is robbing SS and medicare and now this goon pushing for middle class tax cuts.

The reason is simple. The people who will get hit hardest by the middle class rates going up are high middle class earners that are either government or private union members.They don´t want to contribute to Obama´s social justice schemes that are costing billions.

For this reason and others,Boehner has more leverage than people think.The 3% rate increase is an Obama thing. Rank and file dems don´t want it because people in their district will get hit.You´re already seeing cracks in Obamacare because of a backlash on medical device taxes at least,,which I think hurt mass. but other states as well.

Medical devices could actually save money over conventional treatments,so it makes no sense at all to super tax them.

I said Boehner should pass a free standing bill extending the middle class cuts and maybe a 13 week unemployment extension,then go home and let the senate deal with the tax on the rich. It won´t pass there,trust me.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Axeman, 12/13/2012 5:42:47 AM     (No. 9062824)

Bush´s tax cuts for the rich will expire. We will be back to the Clinton tax rates, when everything was great. I thought this is what all liberals were fighting for.

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