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Obama Says Taxes Must Rise on Rich
[An Nahar] U.S. President Barack Obama
How's it going, Sunshine?...
on Friday claimed a mandate to raise taxes on the rich to pay for deficit reductions, firing his first post-election shot in a year-end budget showdown with Republicans.

"We can't just cut our way to prosperity. If we are serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue, and that means asking the wealthiest Americans to pay a little more in taxes," he said.

The president also announced in a punchy, televised White House statement, his first public appearance since his election night address, that he would call top Republican and Democratic leaders to the White House next week.

The talks will focus on averting the so-called "fiscal cliff" -- a catastrophic blend of automatic tax rises and harsh spending cuts due to come into force on January 1, which could cause a new recession.

Obama signaled a willingness to compromise on the details of a deficit reduction plan, but he made clear that his bottom line principle involved rejecting the Republicans' flat refusal to raise any taxes.

"This was a central question during the election, it was debated over and over again. On Tuesday night, we found that the majority of Americans agree with my approach."
Posted by: Fred || 11/10/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10799 views] Top|| File under:

#1  'Tis the Bammer's one-n-only Mandate from his campaign agz Mittens.
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 11/10/2012 0:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Rich like me, thus saith The One... And thus saith Byonce, demeaning the wealth of The Romney, 'cause his total wealthy if far less than her half billion.... oh, the plight of the poor.

How about channeling some of that angst, backed by funds, to those "I voted for Obama 'cause he so managed Sandy" to those people who may not have voted for Obama, stranded on Long Beach, Staten Island, and other small towns/communities in the North East?

Oh, I forget, ya'll all did a big TV benefit, so others could give of their funds.

Now, go get back into you Prius Limousine.... as you wave your next IRS tax bill that you are so gladly paying for the "Tax on the Rich."
Posted by: Sherry || 11/10/2012 0:45 Comments || Top||

#3  "Obama says fines for working must increase on most productive"

Guess what will happen?

#1 Most productive will work less.
#2 Most productive will employ less.
#3 Most productive will invest abroad.

Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/10/2012 5:46 Comments || Top||

#4  Makes one glad they are not rich. However, that will be short-lived, Champ never means what he says.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 7:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Go Galt all you want. Barry will consider you rich if your income exceeds $45,000/yr.

This link from last night convinced me we're done:

Posted by: Gravigum Elmolutch1076 || 11/10/2012 7:56 Comments || Top||

#6  I guess the link would help:

Posted by: Gravigum Elmolutch1076 || 11/10/2012 7:56 Comments || Top||

#7  There is a point when the howling mobs get out of control.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 8:23 Comments || Top||

#8  Given that Obama won 8 of the 10 wealthiest counties in the US, I'd say make them live up to their own words. Remove all deductions and write-offs on incomes greater than 500K. Oh, and repeal the Hollywood Tax Cuts while you're at it. Do it for the children.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2012 10:00 Comments || Top||

#9  The rich voted for him, let them pay.
Posted by: Spot || 11/10/2012 12:13 Comments || Top||

#10  To Obama, couples making a combined income of $50,000 are "rich"
Posted by: charger || 11/10/2012 15:15 Comments || Top||

#11  If you're working, and not either union or for the government, then you are a target. If you're rich enough you can buy an exemption with appropriate contributions and support.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2012 17:19 Comments || Top||

#12  I thought tax increases had to be voted by the Congress.
Posted by: JFM || 11/10/2012 18:44 Comments || Top||

#13  ...the 'temporary' Bush era tax cuts end in January and the old rates kick in.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2012 19:28 Comments || Top||

#14  Fuck that and all your systems. I'm outa here.
Posted by: Solomon Protector of the Texans5923 || 11/10/2012 19:29 Comments || Top||

#15  'Fee' increases don't have to be voted on by Congress, just imposed by government agencies, and they can be substantial.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2012 19:29 Comments || Top||

Fiscal Cliff: 54 Days Until $7 Trillion Tax Hike
In 54 days, $7 trillion in tax hikes and spending cuts over the next decade will automatically go into effect. If America goes over this "fiscal cliff," experts say the already rickety U.S. economy could implode.

To avert the economic calamity, on Wednesday Speaker John Boehner offered President Barack Obama a "bridge" to help the nation safely cross the fiscal cliff.

"Mr. President, this is your moment. We're ready to be led--not as Democrats or Republicans, but as Americans," said Mr. Boehner. "We want you to lead, not as a liberal or a conservative, but as president of the United States of America."

Mr. Boehner said he sought "common ground" with Mr. Obama and was open to "new revenues.":

"In order to garner Republican support for new revenues, the president must be willing to reduce spending and shore up the entitlement programs that are the primary drivers of our debt."
Posted by: Au Auric || 11/10/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10793 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Shore up" > Yokay, I'll bite, is Boehner saying the Bammer needs to increase or expand the entitlement spending "that are the primary drivers of our debt"???
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 11/10/2012 0:25 Comments || Top||

#2  I doubt Boehner means increase or expand. But taking the long view, I think that is exactly what Republicans should encourage. Not to rock the boat: but to sink it. Give people what they voted for, good and hard. Don't just compromise; grant Dems' every wish and stand aside, to Make. Them. Own. It. To stave off a repeat of this plague for a good long time. Whoever is in charge when the music stops will be radioactive forever - a far better time to be spectators than participants.
Posted by: RandomJD || 11/10/2012 0:46 Comments || Top||

#3  I doubt much will be accomplished prior to the holiday recess. They have so little time remaining. Obama has nothing to gain from compromise. I fully expect the clock to run out and both parties will blame each another. Investment income from the boomers is the target, and they will get it through increased taxes and indirect taxes (gov't insurance schemes).

Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2012 2:07 Comments || Top||

#4  Mr. President there is message from some one called
Keyser Söze in the secured mail. It says you cost him money and he want's it back with interest.
Posted by: Vortigern Hupoluse1541 || 11/10/2012 2:41 Comments || Top||

#5  Why does Obama have any motivation to reach a compromise?
Posted by: Nimble Spemble || 11/10/2012 7:18 Comments || Top||

#6  Washington (and the country) always seems to do better when its on recess or Champ is on vacation. That ought to tell us something.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 7:40 Comments || Top||

#7  Wild Guess on deal: cut defense and raise taxes for the next 4 years and all proposed 'cuts' start in 2017.

Note: obama is in Asia requesting a credit line increase from the chinese credit card company.
Posted by: Airandee || 11/10/2012 15:37 Comments || Top||

Krugman Tells Obama: DON'T MAKE A DEAL
In his brand new op-ed at the NYT, Paul Krugman makes the loudest case yet that Obama shouldn't rush into any kind of big "deal" with the GOP on averting the fiscal cliff.

Liberals have been going in this direction for awhile, arguing two things: Hitting the fiscal cliff would not be a huge catastrophe right away, and the GOP has lost a lot of leverage, so there's no reason to cave to their insistence on everything.

So Krugman tells Obama not to reach his hand out to far:

In saying this, I don’t mean to minimize the very real economic dangers posed by the so-called fiscal cliff that is looming at the end of this year if the two parties can’t reach a deal. Both the Bush-era tax cuts and the Obama administration’s payroll tax cut are set to expire, even as automatic spending cuts in defense and elsewhere kick in thanks to the deal struck after the 2011 confrontation over the debt ceiling. And the looming combination of tax increases and spending cuts looks easily large enough to push America back into recession.

Nobody wants to see that happen. Yet it may happen all the same, and Mr. Obama has to be willing to let it happen if necessary.

Why? Because Republicans are trying, for the third time since he took office, to use economic blackmail to achieve a goal they lack the votes to achieve through the normal legislative process. In particular, they want to extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy, even though the nation can’t afford to make those tax cuts permanent and the public believes that taxes on the rich should go up — and they’re threatening to block any deal on anything else unless they get their way. So they are, in effect, threatening to tank the economy unless their demands are met.

Krugman then goes on to make a very critical point, which is that there's no really a "cliff."
Posted by: Au Auric || 11/10/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10793 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Krugman -- give it up --- Obama doesn't listen to anyone, including you.... just his own, inner, smartest man in the world voice...

And let's hear your words, when even the NYTimes decides it can't afford the insurance premiums it is paying for you, thus, takes the Fed's penalty, and each according to his need, you must fork over 7% of your gross income (yes, I know what that means), to pay for your insurance.

But then, prolly, you'll get a waiver from Obama.
Posted by: Sherry || 11/10/2012 0:37 Comments || Top||

#2  Watch you Kenyan puppet closely Mr. Krugman, you may soon have a control problem. His deep seated hatred will cause him to dispise the Hora and inevitably turn on you and your entire Moravian cabol. He dances to a far different drumbeat. Brilliantly executed plan however, I must hand it to you.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2012 3:21 Comments || Top||

#3  Dear Leader does not like those who disagree with him. Sometimes he even jugs some poor schlump for making bad films.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 7:38 Comments || Top||

#4  He's waiting for the aliens to break enough stuff to make socialism work.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/10/2012 11:39 Comments || Top||

#5  For once I'm in full agreement with the Krugmaniac. 60 million pseudo-Americans, plus the several million who should have known better but stayed home and denied the good guys their votes, have shat in made their bed and now need to lie in it. The Trunks' official attitude should be that "now that you've told us what you want, we're going to let Ogabe give it to you. Good and hard."
Posted by: Ricky bin Ricardo (Abu Babaloo) || 11/10/2012 13:13 Comments || Top||

#6  Obama surrounded himself with Middle Class Americans at his news conference the other day. I started having deja vous all over again. I recall that prior to our getted hosed with ObamaCare, he surrounded himself with a bunch of phony doctors in white coats. That is usually a prelude to being asked told to bend over, getting it, and being told to like it. If you happen to question things then you are a racist. Or worse you are lectured to extensively that you are an ingrate because you don't happen to appreciate his beneficence.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 18:03 Comments || Top||

#7  They were real doctors, John QC. Obama's people gave every one a white coat.That's how good they are at the visuals of politics.
Posted by: Grunter || 11/10/2012 18:08 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Petraeus’s Sudden Resignation
Republican lawmakers considered calling for his resignation in late October.
Posted by: tipper || 11/10/2012 04:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Congressional Republicans were furious with Petraeus for what they described to THE WEEKLY STANDARD as “misleading” testimony he gave to the House Intelligence Committee on September 14.

Champ had him by the knaters and used the Benghazi testimony and timing to his advantage.

"You never let a crisis go to waste".
Rahm Emanuel
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2012 6:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Breitbart story.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2012 7:06 Comments || Top||

#3  Bad link, try this Breitbart story
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 7:11 Comments || Top||

#4  I cannot believe Petraeus was naive enough to have left a trail of what has been called steamy personal emails which the FBI then investigated related to a bigger investigation. C'mon, the guy was the head of the CIA. I've also heard that CIA insiders were never happy with his promotion to top spook over long time career people. He said he was happy to testify before Congress and all of a sudden he is not going to testify. Sounds like the kind of choice Rommel was given by Hitler, a brutal death and an ignonimy or cyanide and a heroes funeral--Rommel chose cyanide. We have had famous generals in the past who had affairs in theater such as Eisenhower and others. These things don't make a big splash. Was Obama trying to groom the Democratic Party for its candidate whoever it is in 2016 by knocking off a possible Republican contender, Petraeus. Don't know, just asking.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 7:25 Comments || Top||

#5  Paula Broadwell is a ring knocker from West Point. Author of "All In." Married, mother of two. Lives in Charlotte, N.C. Ph.D. candidate at London school. Fitness buff. Doesn't seem like a security threat. Michael Yon said he knew her in Afghanistan and there were rumors then.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 8:20 Comments || Top||

#6  Second letter down (note the date)....

Posted by: Uncle Phester || 11/10/2012 9:09 Comments || Top||

#7  I cannot believe Petraeus was naive enough

I can. He served liberal elites faithfully---only natural to assume that he enjoys their immunity.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/10/2012 9:17 Comments || Top||

#8  "All In".... book title or question?
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2012 9:32 Comments || Top||

#9  Update
Sex under the desk
Posted by: tipper || 11/10/2012 9:47 Comments || Top||

#10  "he knew her in Afghanistan and there were rumors then."

It may be why Petraeus was appointed in the first place. Obama likes to have something to hold over everybody.
Posted by: Marilyn Thaitch6932 || 11/10/2012 10:04 Comments || Top||

#11  It may be why Petraeus was appointed in the first place. Obama likes to have something to hold over everybody.
Posted by Marilyn Thaitch6932

She's hotter than a Franklin stove. Perhaps the book was simply a convenient cover for action.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2012 10:10 Comments || Top||

#12  For those like me, that don' know these things, from a comment at Lucianne.com:

Some posters wonder how to threaten a 4-star who is a Ranger and has seen combat.

1. You fire gum [sic] from his civil-service CIA job without a pension.

2. You threaten to stop his 4-star retirement income.

3. You tell him it will cost him millions and millions in defense attorney costs.

Get the picture.
Posted by: Sherry || 11/10/2012 11:33 Comments || Top||

#13  4. You threaten to go public and destroy his family and reputation.

Lot's of dust being kicked up. The truth will take a while to emerge. But, it's looking like the biggest problem may not be Petraeus'.
Posted by: Nimble Spemble || 11/10/2012 11:46 Comments || Top||

#14  Interesting school, no?

Korbel alumni

Many of the school's alumni have gone on to careers in international service:
Condoleezza Rice - 66th U.S. Secretary of State; former National Security Advisor; former provost, Stanford University[20]
George W. Casey, Jr. - Chief of Staff of the United States Army.[21]
Cindy Courville - U.S. Ambassador to the African Union; former special assistant to President George W. Bush and senior director for African Affairs, National Security Council; former senior intelligence officer, Office of the Chief of Staff, Defense Intelligence Agency[22]
Captain Gail Harris - Former U.S. naval officer, the highest-ranking African American female in the United States Navy upon her retirement in December 2001.[23]
Jami Miscik - Former Deputy Director for Intelligence at the CIA, Vice-Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc. in New York.
Masouma Al-Mubarak - Minister of Communications and former Minister of Planning & Minister of State for Administrative Development Affairs of Kuwait.
Heraldo Muñoz - Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations; Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Paul Trivelli - Former U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua.
Susan Waltz - Professor of public policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan; former chair, Amnesty International, International Executive Committee; board member, American Friends Service Committee.
M. Javad Zarif - Former Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations.
Paula Dean Kranz Broadwell - Author, archivist and biographer of retired General and former CIA director David Petraeus
Michelle Kwan - U.S. Olympic Figure Skater and current State Department employee.
Guy Padgett - Former mayor of Casper, Wyoming; the state's first openly-gay elected official
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2012 12:07 Comments || Top||

#15  To me it seems pretty obvious that Ogabe attempted to blackmail Petraeus. Because what he knows could get Ogabe impeached. Petraeus had to come clean to have any credibility as a witness, if he is ever to assist in bringing that about. I think Ogabe's probable malfeasance is the real issue - the affair is just a distraction. A man doesn't just suddenly burn his whole life to the ground unless he has something very important to say.
Posted by: RandomJD || 11/10/2012 12:51 Comments || Top||

#16  two possibilities ...

1. the Administration knew the inside story, but did not want this thing to surface until after the Nov election.

Or, as some here are speculating -

2. Patraeus is a fall guy because of Benghazi and internal CIA politics.

too early to tell which is right. but the truth will come out sooner or later.
Posted by: Raider || 11/10/2012 13:24 Comments || Top||

#17  You can bet your ass the Director of the FBI informed POTUS the instant a cloud came over General Petreaus. The narrative that somehow POTUS knew nothing until Petreaus contacted him this week is nonsensical.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2012 13:31 Comments || Top||

#18  Has he ever heard of PGP?
Posted by: European Conservative || 11/10/2012 13:46 Comments || Top||

#19  #16: the link in #9 strongly suggests the first possibility. But what is the FBI doing spying on the CIA?
Posted by: RandomJD || 11/10/2012 14:11 Comments || Top||

#20  The director of the FBI did not inform the President directly. He informed his boss, the Attorney General, Herr Halter, and the AG informed POTUS
Posted by: Nimble Spemble || 11/10/2012 14:48 Comments || Top||

#21  "Ahhh excuse me Chief. I think we're gonna need the Cone of Silence for this one".
Posted by: Raider || 11/10/2012 16:53 Comments || Top||

#22  Pretty simple - I've been saying this here for how long? The CIA needs to be dismantled and rebuilt properly - there are too much politics and empire/silo building going on.
Posted by: OldSpook || 11/10/2012 17:03 Comments || Top||

#23  FBI had to know about this before he was confirmed CIA. Which means AG knew. which means Zero knew. He was probably even nominated with that knowledge in pocket, meaning they would always have leverage over him if they needed it.
Now that it's out and he's out, they still have leverage - his pension, and conceivably jail time or other punishment if he testifies without permission (NDA) which he won't get. So they probably won't subpoena him.
Next 'coincidence' - seems his wife works in the WH - did she know and exert revenge?
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2012 17:17 Comments || Top||

#24  From a Chicago Tribune story about Ms. Broadwell:

The book began as research for her dissertation, a case study of Petraeus' leadership. It evolved into an authorized biography written with Washington Post editor Vernon Loeb after President Barack Obama put Petraeus in charge of Afghanistan in 2010.

Hmmm. MSM involvement. Does anyone else smell a media-directed honey trap here?
Posted by: Ricky bin Ricardo (Abu Babaloo) || 11/10/2012 17:31 Comments || Top||

#25  In one of threads of one of the links, I read Ms. Broadwell did a stint with black ops. No much more was mentioned. Maybe that meant the lights were out in this entire steamy affair. Or maybe she did do a stint with the CIA at some time. The FBI had to know Petraeus had this in his background prior to confirmation. They do a fairly thorough job when vetting. Its just elected presidents who don't get vetted.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 18:15 Comments || Top||

#26  She's hotter than a Franklin stove.

Good one, Besoeker. That's even more creative than a description I read of Courtney Love being "as crazy as a wolverine in a sleeping bag."

At least Petraeus had better taste in side dishes than this guy.
Posted by: Ricky bin Ricardo (Abu Babaloo) || 11/10/2012 18:25 Comments || Top||

#27  The thing is ... that they could have given Petraeus a graceful exit - especially this past week. He could have been allowed to step down quietly. With all the changes in the Administration after the election - it would have gone unnoticed.

They decided to let him take a stake through the heart instead.
Posted by: Raider || 11/10/2012 18:30 Comments || Top||

#28  If the affair started before Petraeus was appointed D/CIA, how could the FBI not have found out during the routine background check?

If they found out then Obama knew about it and might have chosen Petraeus anyway because he could be blackmailed by the Obama administration.

However D/CIA must be confirmed by the Senate. Doesn't the Senate Intelligence Committee get the same FBI background check report as the President?
Why is this news to the senators then?

So did the FBI miss an affair (not hidden too well) of a prospective D/CIA, or did the FBI actually lie to the Senate?

Something doesn't add up.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 11/10/2012 18:57 Comments || Top||

#29  Discredit the witness.

If the witness goes ahead and testifies with negatives against Hussein, blame it on a now "disgruntled former employee". After all, it is all about Obama and not the lifetime service of a US Military 4 Star General who did more for America, which is less important to this corrupt regine that is harboring Obama who is doing all he can to complete the total destruction of America.
Posted by: Bugs Uleger6376 || 11/10/2012 18:58 Comments || Top||

#30  If he can't keep one oath (Love, Honor and Cherish) how can we trust that he'll keep another (Defend and Protect)? Same grievance I had with WJ Clinton. Me, I'd prosecute to the full extent of the law.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2012 20:05 Comments || Top||

#31  If he can't keep one oath (Love, Honor and Cherish) how can we trust that he'll keep another (Defend and Protect)?

The weight of history is against you, Glenmore. History is full of men who held fast to their duty, giving even the last, full measure of devotion, while having a little somethin-somethin on the side.
Posted by: Angie Schultz || 11/10/2012 21:00 Comments || Top||

#32  they could have given Petraeus a graceful exit

pour encourager les autres
Posted by: Nimble Spemble || 11/10/2012 22:04 Comments || Top||

#33  "lifetime service of a US Military 4 Star General"

that's the part i'm having a big problem with. Here's a man who dedicated his life to his country and served us overseas with distinction. Yet he gets fed to the wolves like this?? It shows a singular lack of respect for a lifetime of honorable service. OK - he messed up. But it could have been handled quietly and let the man retain some dignity.
Posted by: Raider || 11/10/2012 23:57 Comments || Top||

#34  The purpose of PAtreus' resignation in this fashion is to suck up the news cycle. It gets the ones focused on Benghazi off track and provides "blocking" for all the other dopes in America that voted for the guy. He is impeachable overt this, but to impeach you will need popular support. Look for another cycle sucker in a few days.
Posted by: jefe101 || 11/11/2012 0:07 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
Detroit: World capitol of staring at ruins
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 11/10/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under:

#1  In the 1950s, a prosperous city of nearly two million people, with the highest per capita income in the nation. Today, after a half century of Blue State policies and leadership, the place looks like Detroit.
Posted by: SteveS || 11/10/2012 0:48 Comments || Top||


Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 11/10/2012 3:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Bodie is in better shape. But this is what happens to all ghost towns that lost their economic reason for being.
Posted by: Nimble Spemble || 11/10/2012 7:22 Comments || Top||

#4  New tourist attraction of how not to manage a city? Better come armed. What'd they do in Detroit, bring in Zimbabwe consultants and then hire them to run the city?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2012 7:28 Comments || Top||

#5  Remember "Escape from New York"?
Maybe make it a prison.
Posted by: Spert Trotsky2693 || 11/10/2012 13:58 Comments || Top||

#6  But taking away detoilet dwellers rights to make bad decisions would be -- un-democratic. And racist!
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/10/2012 16:37 Comments || Top||

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