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Breaking: Obama Makes Fiscal Cliff Counteroffer, Tax Hikes On Income Above $400K... | Weasel Zippers

Via weaselzippers.us » Submitted On Mon, 12/17/2012 - 11:21pm by Dakota

(Politico) - President Barack Obama has proposed raising tax rates on income above $400,000 - up from $250,000 - as part of a counteroffer to House Speaker John Boehner aimed at reaching a deal to avert the fiscal cliff, according to a source familiar with the talks.

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Well, at least he's made a counter offer. That's how you negotiate. Now the ball is in the Republican's court.

1 year 7 months ago
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OK that is a baby step in the right direction even though I think we should go back to the 1850 taxes & completely do away with any more 'borrowing' [printing of -our money].

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1 year 7 months ago

Boehner needs to go to the Pawn Stars School of Effective Negotiating with teacher Rick. Or at least pick up Bartering with 'Bama for Dummies.

1 year 7 months ago

As Pawn Start is in Vegas Boehner would just gamble away what little brains he has left... :)

1 year 7 months ago

Boy howdy ya got that right. He could then go sit on the bench with Reid and yell "Fore" at the Obama, err, craps table. Just nod and drool kids, it'll be alright - we'll be along with your meds shortly.

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