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Obama: GOP´s insistence on
halting tax hikes for the
wealthy is stopping fiscal
cliff deal

NBC News, by Carrie Dann

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/30/2012 10:32:52 AM

President Barack Obama on Sunday said congressional Republicans and their insistence on preventing tax increases for the very wealthy are standing in the way of a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. In an exclusive interview on NBC´s "Meet the Press," the president chided House Republicans as the clock continued to run out on a potential agreement. "They say that their biggest priority is making sure that we deal with the deficit in a serious way, but the way they´re behaving is that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/30/2012 10:37:20 AM     (No. 9089949)

obama is a sniveling phoney. Incapable of leading he tries to rule by intimidation and deceit.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby, 12/30/2012 10:40:59 AM     (No. 9089957)

If NBC weren´t this stupid, they would have countered with " how can you explain the millions that you got out of these millionares and billionares for your campaign?". Hypocrites, all of them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hotcorner, 12/30/2012 10:46:02 AM     (No. 9089966)

Socking it to the rich is a diversion from the real issue - the debt will crush us and leave the country as we know it in ruins. Then, it´s the despots.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grayjay, 12/30/2012 10:46:44 AM     (No. 9089968)

Obama lies. The Democrats have never shown any willingness to compromise, any more than the Republicans. And where has he been all this time, until right on the verge of the deadline, to try to broker an agreement? The whole bunch up there need to be fired for incompetence and dereliction of duty (including Zero).

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 12/30/2012 10:47:18 AM     (No. 9089969)

And not cutting any free Obama-bucks spending is the top priority of the Administration. They haven´t passed a budget in three years because, in the word of Harry Reid, it wouldn´t be politically favorable to Democrars. Screw them. No deal.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bpl40, 12/30/2012 10:47:29 AM     (No. 9089970)

Pardon my French but this is f****** bull crap. He has taken a $160 bill deficit he inherited from W and raised it to $1600 bill. Expense savings plans (that´s only plans not actual) total to $38bill. And he is talking about tax rates. This is truly disgusting and utterly risible.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/30/2012 10:51:47 AM     (No. 9089982)

It is impossible to believe anything published by ABC, NBC, CBS, MSNBC, CNN and very little written by FOX.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: JustRight, 12/30/2012 10:52:18 AM     (No. 9089983)

First off our
"Kenyan King" should get on his good buddies in the Senate to pass a budget. It has been over three years since the morbid Harry Reid full filled his duties. Why is there no penalty for this lawfully required job not being done?

Let´s remember "It´s the spending stupid" - not the Republicans

who have created the mess we are in.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 12/30/2012 10:59:29 AM     (No. 9089992)

The deafening response from the GOP should be: Obama´s insistence on out-of-control spending and borrowing for non-producers in stopping fiscal cliff deal. Where is the GOP? Fight back, you spineless cowards.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Northcross, 12/30/2012 11:04:26 AM     (No. 9089995)

The headline could just as easily have read, "Obama´s insistence on taxing the job creators is stopping the fiscal cliff deal". But the media is setting up to blame the Republicans and specifically the tea party for the impasse.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 12/30/2012 11:11:45 AM     (No. 9090009)

If you´ve noticed that O´bummer is lying through his teeth,you´re not part of the article´s intended audience.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: noproblems, 12/30/2012 11:11:59 AM     (No. 9090010)

I dont have high expectation for )bama or for the MSM so I find this a bit boring as it is predictable. And I dont expect truth and substance from either.

If the Repugs want to continue as a viable political party they need to take a moral stand on deficit spending. They have failed miserably in the past and have no relevance today if they do not.



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Reply 13 - Posted by: Griz70, 12/30/2012 11:14:41 AM     (No. 9090019)

POS liar.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/30/2012 11:21:18 AM     (No. 9090027)

Wait a minute, the deal was approved by Congress and signed by the president. It calls for taxes to go up for everyone and spending to go down a tiny little bit. All that´s happening now is that the Democrats want a new deal. All you Republicans stand up and say, "We are not changing the deal you voted for and signed." People who stopped looking for work won´t pay taxes. But we don´t have to pay them extended unemployment insurance or low income tax credits.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 12/30/2012 11:22:13 AM     (No. 9090029)

After the "Rich" get whacked who will Obamas next boogeyman be?

Bohica middle class taxpayers....Bohica!

You´ll be the only ones left and this "Rich" whack that has barries panties all damp ain´t gonna pay for any of the spending mess he´s caused.

So you are next.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 12/30/2012 11:22:34 AM     (No. 9090031)

Obama is the Tiny Tim of politics. One annoying song to sing.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/30/2012 11:48:17 AM     (No. 9090057)

Tax the "rich" GOP. You can´t win this battle. Then when Obama comes for the middle class, folks will know. Maybe.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jerseyden, 12/30/2012 11:50:02 AM     (No. 9090058)

Let me get this straight. If Obama can´t tax the rich he will tax everyone. Yeah this is typical Dem/commie logic. And the left believes he is looking out for them.
Note to Repubs . send bill over to the senate raising taxes on the rich but also include a tax cut measure for the middle class below what is in the bush tax plan. See how fast they turn that down. But I don´t believe the Repubs have the sense or guts to do this

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Reply 19 - Posted by: killerbee, 12/30/2012 11:52:07 AM     (No. 9090061)

I´m about to go to church. I plan to dedicate today to praying for my country. We´re pretty much in lost hope territory now.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 12/30/2012 11:53:13 AM     (No. 9090064)

I don´t recall the Republicans campaigning on a no tax for the rich platform, but I do seem to recall the Bummers platform of no tax increases on anyone making less than $250,000. Did he lie? s/o

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Reply 21 - Posted by: simple simon, 12/30/2012 12:06:34 PM     (No. 9090080)

The sooner you all realize the fix is in and we are already a ´captured´ country and people, the sooner we can and will fight back and quit relying on some moral, principled politician to save us.

By every measure we the people are screwed and unless you are okay with your children being raped by evil power-mongers you better wake the hell up.



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Reply 22 - Posted by: snichols, 12/30/2012 12:12:41 PM     (No. 9090091)

Let it all happen, and maybe the pubs will not continue to allow the admin to spend, spend, and then maybe the deficit will actually go down a little bit.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: gabula, 12/30/2012 12:20:12 PM     (No. 9090094)

Obama and NBC = Stage Craft at it´s best!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Davids918, 12/30/2012 12:20:33 PM     (No. 9090096)

Boehner should simply state, "Obama wants spending increases that amount to more than what is projected to be received from the top 2% he demands pay more."

It´s obvious the president isn´t serious about reducing the deficit, or paying down our national debt. And that tax increase on the top 2% would only cover about 8 days worth of Obama gov´t spending.



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Reply 25 - Posted by: fritzilou, 12/30/2012 12:22:13 PM     (No. 9090099)

Obama is truly a demogogue extraordiaire. Boehner has already indicated the tax on the wealthy that Republicans are ready to reluctantly accept even though Obama has no iterest in really cutting the spending. If only a majority of Americans realized that we are a bankrupt country and Obama is making the possibility of recovery more difficult by the day. One day, this will all explode and, of course, Obama and the press will loudly proclaim it is the Republicans fault. We the people has become, we the government and it appears that is all that matters to this president.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: mws50, 12/30/2012 12:29:03 PM     (No. 9090110)

The Senate already has a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff. The House passed it months ago.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Veritas2009, 12/30/2012 12:29:35 PM     (No. 9090111)

Bayrock Obama creating the class of "New Jews"

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 12/30/2012 12:44:12 PM     (No. 9090126)

When he stops giving loan guarantees to Solyndras, favoring unions over auto industry bond holders, and sending expensive military hardware to places like Egypt, maybe- just maybe- we can consider some of his other ideas.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: dman, 12/30/2012 12:44:51 PM     (No. 9090130)

Blah, blah, blah ..

Anyone who believes our Liar in Chief or his LSM lackeys is a lost cause anyway.

Just do what is right for the nation - long term - and blame be damned. IMO the cliff is looking "least bad" the closer we get to it.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: tomishere, 12/30/2012 12:45:11 PM     (No. 9090131)

The american people overwhelmingly want tax increases. Give it to them, as we all know tax revenues will decline, and Obama and the dems will be forced to come after them.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: scarface67, 12/30/2012 12:53:24 PM     (No. 9090146)


´Meet The Press´ is today´s version of 1984´s Two Minutes Hate.






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Reply 32 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 12/30/2012 1:08:41 PM     (No. 9090169)

Let us go over the "cliff". Let everyone feel the APIn zippy and the Dems are causing.

Then, elect a new House Speaker in January who has some cojones.

Then pass a tax reform bill that changes the tax system to something less complex, lower and more fair.

Then let the Dems and zippy veto it.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/30/2012 1:33:12 PM     (No. 9090197)

Think back to 1997, when Nancy Pelosi led an all Democrat contingent onto the Capitol steps to protest Republican effort to impeach Bill Clinton. Since media loved BJ, the demonstration received big press coverage. While press coverage for a Republican event will be far less than today´s NFL scores, the Senate and House Republicans need to do the same today or Monday morning. Will hopefully produce a unified response of "it´s better to go off a relatively small fiscal cliff today than to push our children off an enormous one in 3 to 5 years." Such a protest would surely lead the Congressional Black Caucus to claim "those racist Republican Tea Baggers spit on us".

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Reply 34 - Posted by: MsMontana, 12/30/2012 1:35:53 PM     (No. 9090204)

How about a headline that reads, " Obama´s Insistence On Hiking Taxes For "Wealthy" To Fund Only TEN Days of Government Spending Is Stopping Fiscal Cliff Deal?"

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Reply 35 - Posted by: johngalt1, 12/30/2012 1:49:50 PM     (No. 9090223)

Given the circumstances and the well-orchestrated public relations trap that Obama is setting for them, Republicans should turn the table on Progressives and out-trump them by proposing even higher taxes on the very wealthy than Democrats are demanding. We all know that top earners can afford it or will find loopholes to avoid the additional hit on their incomes.

Afterwards, when even the “low-information” public is forced to acknowledge that Obama got even more than he wanted and the economy remains flat, or worse, goes into another recession and is hit with another credit downgrade because of continued reckless borrowing and spending, Obama and his Democrat cronies will get the blame they deserve the next couple of election cycles. Republicans can then begin to repair the damage Democrats have wrought.

We can’t possibly tax our existing earner-base enough to achieve national prosperity. Our government has to grow our economy by fostering a business environment that Obama disdains in which investors have sufficient motivation to fund the expansion of existing domestic business and lend to entrepreneurs to create new private sector jobs in the U.S.


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Reply 36 - Posted by: beca, 12/30/2012 1:54:03 PM     (No. 9090228)

i am so sick of obama and he hasnt even been sworn in...the man is no leader...never has been and never will be...THE BLAMe preSIDENT......that is all he knows........this is what you voted for america....get ready to PAY

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Reply 37 - Posted by: WIBadger, 12/30/2012 2:48:45 PM     (No. 9090285)

I don´t care Stinky. You can´t convince me its not your fault. Now sit down and shut up !

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Reply 38 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/30/2012 3:43:44 PM     (No. 9090328)

Today´s WH talking points in full bloom...
Good news = Even the under-informed are getting suspicious of POTUS pointing fingers.

It´s About A Budget, Stupid !

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Reply 39 - Posted by: vesicant, 12/30/2012 3:57:58 PM     (No. 9090343)

Go ahead and increase taxes on millionaires. They all support scumbama anyway. But it´s pointless, since millionaires don´t actually have earned income.

Enjoy the brown banana, America. No, that´s not a scumbama joke. Look up Dominic Flandry:

"The Empire is currently in the early stages of decadence, which is the most
agreeable time to inhabit: peace and pleasure, and the society not yet rotted so
far that chaos sets in. One might say the Empire is a banana just starting to
show brown spots."

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Reply 40 - Posted by: MickTurn, 12/30/2012 4:04:32 PM     (No. 9090350)

Actually that was on the table...but you keep upping the stakes!

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Reply 41 - Posted by: msjena, 12/30/2012 4:09:41 PM     (No. 9090358)

Why wasn´t he asked how raising taxes on the "wealthy" would solve our fiscal problems? Or what he was going to do to reduce spending?

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Coy860, 12/30/2012 4:25:21 PM     (No. 9090369)

Singling out ONE group of Americans for punitive action is NOT the American way.
So, today it is the rich, next week will be the Christians, then the middle class, then the Jews, then married people....talk about a slippery slope.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: TUSKER, 12/30/2012 5:59:09 PM     (No. 9090445)

Bow-Boy´s "wealthy" is the U.S. middle class.

Go to hell Bow-Boy and take Harry and Nancy and all of Hollywood with you.

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One by one, the myths of the Affordable Care Act have been revealed. When the curtain on open enrollment falls on March 31, the last remaining big myth of ObamaCare will be fully exposed: The individual mandate has failed. After a last-ditch effort with President Obama himself encouraging "young invincibles" to sign up before the deadline, the administration is scrambling to boost enrollment. On Tuesday, the White House announced that people who applied for coverage on the federal health-insurance exchange will have until mid-April to finish the paperwork. The mandate was supposed to be the administration´s magical elixir for the assorted shortcomings

More than 6 million Americans
enrolled under the ACA, WH says

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Washington Post, by Juliet Eilperin    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/27/2014 3:39:18 PM     Post Reply
More than six million Americans have now signed up for private insurance under the Affordable Care Act, according to the White House, with just four days to go until the end of its first open enrollment period. While traveling in Italy on Thursday, President Obama shared the news in a conference call with thousands of health-care navigators and volunteers helping enroll people on state and federal marketplaces. As the volume of consumers seeking health plans has surged -- there were over 1.5 million visits to HealthCare.gov Wednesday and more than 430,000 calls to the marketplaces´ call centers -- Obama urged those on

As Obama meets the pope,
Francis´ smile masks a serious message

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Los Angeles Times, by Doyle McManus    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 3/27/2014 3:45:00 PM     Post Reply
When Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis a little more than a year ago, the first thing that struck those who knew him well was his unexpected, beatific smile. “In Argentina, he didn’t smile like that,” Sergio Rubin, the pope’s biographer, said this week at a conference sponsored by the Ethics and Public Policy Center. “That was the big surprise.” Since then, the pope has mostly kept on smiling — in homilies, in audiences, in meetings with the homeless and the poor. If you look at the pictures from Francis’ meeting with President Obama on Thursday, though, the smile is there only some of the time.

The New Republican Reformers
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Wall Street Journal, by Karl Rove    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/27/2014 7:56:35 AM     Post Reply
Their target is the GOP, but they are not angry liberals bent on destroying it. They are reform-minded Republican leaders intent on strengthening it. These Republicans are applying conservative principles to 21st-century challenges, focused on middle-class concerns like lowering costs and improving access to college, modernizing health care and reforming the tax code. They aim to broaden prosperity´s reach through markets and merit, not government and corporate cronyism. They´re also concentrating on helping the poor by changing Washington´s dizzying assortment of antipoverty programs to emphasize work and make the safety net more effective and sustainable. The reformers´ success in providing

Getting popularity tips? Barack Obama hopes
for ´Francis bounce´ as he meets Pope for
first time and tells him he is a ´great admirer´

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Daily Mail [UK], by Tara Brady    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 3/27/2014 8:17:00 AM     Post Reply
One is a world leader who has been praised for his humility and outlook on the world. The other is an American president, once the international superstar of the political stage. So it is no surprise that President Barack Obama has travelled to the Vatican in Rome possibly to get some tips from the popular Pope Francis who now even has own weekly glossy magazine dedicated to him. As he sat down with the Pontiff at the Vatican this morning, Obama called himself a ´great admirer´ of the pope. Their historic first meeting comes as Obama´s administration and the church

Oversight Dems Ask Issa to Call
Off Benghazi Investigation

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PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/28/2014 3:06:55 PM     Post Reply
All 17 Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have called on Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to end the “partisan” investigation into the Benghazi attack “and begin focusing instead on conducting responsible oversight to implement constructive reforms.” The Dems, led by ranking member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), charged that the probe “has been characterized by wild and unsubstantiated political accusations that turn out to be completely inaccurate.” They proceeded to outline those instances in the five-page letter. “Continuing this reckless pattern of launching wholly unfounded accusations on national television — and racking up more and more Pinocchios in the process —

Watch Chris Hayes Get
Hammered After Personally
Attacking Conservative Guest (Video)

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Breitbart The Conversation, by Debra Heine    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 3/27/2014 4:42:34 PM     Post Reply
Usually the type of Republicans MSNBC hosts invite on their shows are either craven RINO types who can be depended upon to trash talk fellow Republicans, or the more inarticulate, dimmer bulbs in the party who fail to communicate conservative positions effectively. MSNBC host Chris Hayes had an entirely different type of animal on his hands with PA Americans For Prosperity Director, Jennifer Stefano. In fact, he´s probably still licking his wounds after the nasty confrontation he had with her, Wednesday night in a debate over the latest ObamaCare delay. He got off on the wrong foot by introducing Stefano


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