Sometimes, watching a Democrat learn something is wonderful, like seeing the family dog finally sit and stay at your command. With President Obama back in office and his life-saving “fiscal cliff” bill jammed through Congress, the new year has brought a surprising turn of events for his sycophantic supporters. “What happened that my Social Security withholding’s in my paycheck just went up?” a poster wrote on the liberal site DemocraticUnderground.com. “My paycheck just went down by an amount that I don’t feel comfortable with. I guarantee this decrease is gonna’ hurt me more than the increase
Comments: And when will they realize that their remaining dollars will buy less, and less, and less each passing month?
Reality will educate them, but they will never admit that they are willfully ignorant morons. Perhaps the slightly less dim will actually question the backwards propaganda TV pounds into their thick skulls. It´s not like this isn´t constantly repeated, from LBJ to Carter to BO.
What is so funny is the Kneepad Media sycophants wanted to end this tax holiday during the last debt limit negotiations. Now that it has happened, not a word from them about how we need everyone to pay for Socialist Security. I fully expect my taxes, my grocery bill, my gas and fuel bills and all other bills to go up. I fully expect the cost of Obambi and the Dems on everything in my life to go up. The only thing that is mildly interesting is the DA Dems that didn´t realize that their world was about to get a lot more expensive.
All the Demon-RATS and NØbama have to say is that it´s the mean old Republicans´ fault, because they wouldn´t raise taxes even more on those evil rich people.
The MSM will fully support what they say.
And, of course, ultimately it just has to be Bush´s fault -- it just HAS to be!!!
And NØbama will smile at them, and show them Moo-chelle´s pretty new spring dress that she might wear to church if they ever go back (not that there is any reason to do that stupid thing again unless Moo-chelle is preparing to run herself), or that she will wear on her next government funded vacation, and all their braindead voters will quicly forget their misery.
We don´t have to wait for the zombie appocolypse, it´s already here. They voted to re-elect NØbama and destroy our nation. Now they just have to start eating brains and the transformation will be complete...
Imagine what would have happened had we gone over the "cliff". That is why some of us reluctantly supported that "least bad" option. Not to worry, however. NerØbama´s supporters are already whining that the just agreed "revenue increases" are not enough, and they want more - just as predicted.
The crazy thing is this is just the tiny bit (2%) that they temporarily stopped taking for Social Security. Depending on income, it is about $20 - $45 for the average person per paycheck. If they think is amount is unacceptable, what will they think about all the other taxes and costs that are coming down the road that are much higher!?!?!?!
When they voted for Obama, they Hoped the negative Change he´d inflict upon the nation would somehow only hurt Republicans. Or that the new normal of lower living standards, a crumbling economy, and curtailed freedoms would somehow be "eco-friendly" - in a warm, fuzzy way - for themselves. However, Democrats are not just naive - they are really, really stupid.
I wonder how these people got paid on the new year this quick.I also heard that payroll processors aren´t ready to impose the new rates yet.I´m kind of suspicious of this story even though it´s the WT.
I´ve been wondering why the glory hound Obama didn´t have a signing ceremony on this.Maybe he wants people to think it just happened and he had nothing to do with it.
The only real way to beat Obama is have the left turn on him.Hopefully this is just the beginning.
No, the 2% tax reinstatement took place already. Payroll should be on top of it. My check was already $44 less. Accounting folks were notified early enough. It is all the other tax increases and such that haven´t hit yet.
My next hope is that they change the tax laws such that state and local taxes are no longer deductible. Dems in high tax NY, NJ, MA, CA will be screaming. Of course, I won´t like it myself. But seeing NYC Dems get whacked will put a smile on my face.
That these low information dregs had no clue about what was coming is a given. If they look a little closer (which is highly improbable) they will find that the unchanged ´unemployment´ rate is hiding a sharp increase among single women and blacks. Schadenfreude anyone??
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Bad Dog, 1/7/2013 7:53:58 AM (No. 9102703)
1. Reread #3; 2. Reread #11; 3. Reread #16; 4. Repeat; 5. Prepare for Dem and media (same thing) whining about Republicans. 6. And ´´rich´´. (Obviously the evil rich are just taking more to keep more for themselves so they won´t have to pay their extra FAIR SHAAAAAARE.....)
Speaking of the South Side, do you think The Won will ever reside there again? I´m sure he was holding his nose the whole time he had to "live" there.
The Obama supporters who pay $0 in taxes (let´s see, is that about 48% of "taxpayers" who file?) won´t even know the difference. The only way they´ll feel The Won´s economic maelstrom is if their benefits are cut. I think the playing field should be leveled, too: if our taxes go up and we net less, so should those living on entitlements.
What is this "low information" baloney other than the demonRAT way to obfuscated how to say, "STUPID." They aren´t, weren´t, won´t be low information voters, they´re lazy, shiftless, greedy RAT voters who want money for everything and for having to do absolutely nothing. And they elected the biggest liar this world has ever seen because he´s their leader in chief. I am exhausted with the new "verbage," low information, and demand that we get it straight: low information is a term that doesn´t exist or mean anything. The word is stupid and its growing.
i wish i could join in the fun but it´s too depressing. i am starting to dislike democracy. if we still had a constitutional republic these idiots couldn´t force the rest of us to live with a miserable government.
Low Information is the result. Causes are many. Low Intelligence, Mediocre education, Poor life style choices, Cultural background and as some have pointed out Plain stupidity. We live in a knowledge based society which requires individuals to acquire a minimum ability to seek, extract and assimilate useful information. Lack of this ability by whatever reason leads to voting Democrat. There is nothing wrong with that argument.
Elections have consequences. Romney/Ryan were the two men who could have helped our economy recover. Americans were too foolhardy to vote for them. We seem to get the government we deserve, God help us all.
I don’t agree that Obama voters are shocked - they won´t really blame President Obama or the Democrats for their dwindling paychecks or lifestyles. Most of them think as a relative does (who said yesterday), "Well, paychecks are going to have less money in them because those Republicans just wouldn’t work with President Obama – he was trying to save us. Republicans only want to save the rich and now the middleman (?!) is going to have to pay. President Bush started all of this and now Republicans are trying to blame President Obama. I really admire him. Everything was such a mess when he took over but he’s been working really hard to try to fix things." She will never, ever change her mind and, in my opinion, the other Obama voters won’t either.
One of the boys came up with a good one last weekend: -You know how Chris Rock ebonifies when he channels Buckwheat? he takes the ´B´ sound and makes it a ´V´ sound, as in ´Ah´m goin´ down to the barbecue joint and git me some rivs´ Well, now there is a new term for ´Liberals´ or ´Libs´: ´LIVs´ -but it is one of those double entendre deals so loved by the yachting set: ´LIV´ also stands for ´Low Information Voter´. Keep whinging, Livs. You brought it upon yourselves. Music to an American´s ears.
I also think that if we had any kind of GOP, we´d see a concerted effort to do some PR - why not air some ads that say: Hey, your taxes went up and it is Barry´s fault! But no, we have a party that stumbles along and expects conservatives to support everything they do while trashing conservatives and conservative principles every chance they get.
Ah yes, let the pain begin. This is but the beginning. Wait until they start complaining about their health care being worse than ever. It might even occur to some of them they were better off working. Best yet, they might stop worshiping the the Visigoth.
So my sister calls me yelling about it, all I could do was laugh and laugh and laugh. She voted against Romney because she bought the whole envy, war on women, hate Romney package. I just wish she and her husband made enough to pay a lot more.
Thank you American public education. Do they even teach economics in high school any more? I substitute teach in high schools and I don´t remember hearing anyone mention the subject. When I get my next assignment at a high school, I will investigate and report back.
Just wait. The explanation that will be forthcoming is "the increase in payroll taxes was just a rollback of the temporary reduction. And the increase of revenue is need to keep social security solvent."
So, they Dims will use any form necessary to sooth their low information voters. As stated before, you can´t fix stupid.
And #41, as if Jan.1,1985, all federal employees hired on and after that day DO pay social security taxes. This was a re-do of the retirement system. Today´s system is known as FERS (Federal Employees Retirement System). The old system, that did NOT pay social security was known as CSRS (Civil Service Retirement System)
"Low Information" voters were partially created by a weak and impotent Republican Party which spent a billion and never vetted the largest political and criminal fraud in the history of the world. How those two phoneys must be giggling on their twenty five million dollar vacation at what fools we voters be.
I posted this article on CL and the libs won´t touch it. They are usally all attack dog but not on this one. What can they say? "Ok, I´m a deer in the headlights"?
It isn´t so much the money the DC commies want, it´s to crush the middle class. Do a search on Lenin quotes and ask yourself what book must sits on Obama´s, Reid´s, Pelosi´s desk? The Naked Communist perhaps?
************************************ "The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation."
"The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch its currency."
"Destroy the family, you destroy the country."
"A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie."
"The bourgeoisie is many times stronger than we. To give it the weapon of freedom of the press is to ease the enemy’s cause, to help the class enemy. We do not desire to end in suicide, so we will not do this."
There is the low information voter and then there is the ignore all information voter. I´m sure they will be equally shocked and amazed when they are told to turn over their guns to the guy who comes to their door with an Obama Youth Brigade patch covering his old Acorn patch.
#42 & #60. The "Bless your heart" is exactly what I thought when I heard the Low Information Voter phrase (LIV, good one). It just softens the blow at bit and the recipient is too stupid to know they have been zinged.
The dems are famous for their sound bites. It is time to revive a sound bite from the Clinton era: Tax and Spend Democrats. Any Republican appearing on TV should slip the phrase in even if the discussion is gun control. Use it over, and over, and over again.
I still have my Romney/Ryan bumper sticker on my car. Someone needs to make one to go on the left side of it that says: "Aren´t you sorry you didn´t vote for -".
It´s like all the white people applauding and cheering when Tarantino´s black movie star bragged that the best part about his film role was that he got to kill all the white people. They think the guy was kidding? Same with these Øbama idiots suddenly shocked that their God-man is now shafting them- They just didn´t take seriously what the creep was telling them, straight up, simple. Just like Hitler clearly telling the Germans what he planned to do to them before they voted for him to be Chancellor. "Well, he is probably exaggerating!" they excused. Tyrants must think voters are the absolute dumbest creatures on the planet.
I think the first sentence of this article is wishful thinking. I wish all the idiots who voted for him would feel an acute sense of regret at their stupidity, but I wonder if they will ever get that insight. This man is destroying our country, and so many people genuinely don´t seem to realize it or care. I can´t stand it.
Can´t wait for them to file their taxes on their $10,000 yearly income and expect to get the $4600 EIC check. I heard on the local news the other day that the Gov´t is warning tax refunds, espically EIC filers, may be delayed this year. Let the pain begin.
Not one posted remedy has been suggested. Most tax payers have gotten conned into thinking a tax refund is a gift or failed to note their money was used interest free all year then doled back when forced to do so. While working we framed withholding as minimum as possible and kept the amount we had to pay when filing at 499 dollars -- just under the limit allowed. That amount divided by 12 was banked for interest which we kept instead. Now retired we chose to have no taxes withheld on retirement funds. We still pay our taxes in full when filing. Yes Earned income is an unearned gift that I don´t begrudge the real families in poverty because at least the government isn´t giving that amount to our enemies like hamas and other foreign grabbers.
I hope it hurts you liberal, left leaning imbeciles. You voted for the guy, now live with it. You wanted tax increases for only the "rich" without government spending cuts. Now you´ve got what you wanted. You made the fatal error of believing that Obama and the Dems were only targeting the "rich" to increase their taxes. Share the pain with the rest of us that actually contribute to society. How´s that Hope and Change working out for you pinheads?
Duh...how much clearer can Comrade Obama be? Just as the Furher wrote in his book about how he was going to rule Germany! It was amazing that he had to be re-installed for a second time before all of his lo-info voters realized what they really got...ripped off! Thanks 47%!!!
Oh come on, I thought Liberals were silly, but I see some silliness here. Every time a Liberal Democrat tries to blame the Republicans all we have to do is quote the one paragraph from this article.
"In 2009, Mr. Obama enacted a “holiday” on the payroll tax deduction from employees’ paychecks, dropping the rate from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent. But like the holidays, the drop ended December 31st, and like New Year‘s, the revelers woke up the next morning with a massive hangover and a pounding head."
I added the date just to clarify it for the Low IQ´d Democrats.
Remind them had the Republicans won the Senate many of the Tax increases would have been stopped, especially those still to come in Obamacare (that Liberals don´t know about yet). They were blinded (and gullible) to believe that it was only to "Tax the Rich". Will they now admit they were gullible? Of course not. Only Intelligent people recognize when they have been snookered.
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