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GOP Whip on Obama´s
Demand for More Taxes:
‘You’re Going to Get Nothing’

Cybercast News Service, by Matt Cover

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 3/18/2013 2:44:44 PM

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) ruled out tax increases in a future budget deal with President Obama, telling NBC’s David Gregory that the president would “get nothing” from the GOP on taxes. In a dispute with Gregory on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, McCarthy said the GOP would not give in on raising taxes as President Obama wants, repeating that the House Republicans would not support further tax increases beyond what was passed in January to avoid the fiscal cliff.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 3/18/2013 2:50:04 PM     (No. 9231401)

Really? Wait until Obama has a nice fireside dinner for two with Boehner featuring lobster, caviar, the best champagne and a pack of cigs to split. Boehner will give him anything he wants. He "absolutely trusts Obama".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 3/18/2013 3:21:06 PM     (No. 9231453)

Time to go for broke. No more continuing resolutions. MAKE the senate work on a budget as they should be doing. If they don´t, then go to shut down.

Its a long way to the next election cycle. Joe LoFo will have forgotten about it by next year.

This will require something the GOP seems incapable of doing; talking to the public and explaining the matter. And it will take money since they will have to hire a GOOD pr and advertising team and buy commercial time to get the message past the socialist propagada industry, aka the lamestream "news" organizations.

If they do anything less they will continue to slide into obscurity and the base will continue to wither away.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: agrippa123, 3/18/2013 3:24:08 PM     (No. 9231458)

Taxes only impact those companies fortunate and smart enough to show a multi-year profit under current conditions. Republicans always talk abstractly about "regulations" but put their major emphasis on taxes, always taxes.
Most business owners would be happy as heck to pay taxes, as that would mean they were operating in the black...
Republicans want to do some good and let Obama show he´s really willing to compromise?
Put Sarbanes-Oxley on the block in return for tax increases.
Put min wage on the block in return for tax increases.
Outlaw public sector unions in return for tax increases.
Outlaw gov´t-coerced private unionization, in return for tax increases.
Put FDA and EPA regs under review, in return for tax increases.
Audit the Fed, in return for tax increases.
Allow 100% tax credits for donations to effective charities, to shift the charity function from inefficient entitlement programs, in return for tax increases.
End ethanol and alt-energy subsidies (these are not tax breaks, like oil gets!!!), in return for tax increases.

Most Americans would gladly pay a heck of a lot more in tax, in return for getting the gov´t the hell out of our way!!!

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