Obama loses vote on ‘Buffett,’ gains tool [Archive] - Glock Talk


View Full Version : Obama loses vote on ‘Buffett,’ gains tool

04-17-2012, 13:37
Another gimmick shot down by his own party.
Republicans on Monday banded together in the Senate (http://www.washingtontimes.com/topics/senate/) to block President Obama's “Buffett (http://www.washingtontimes.com/topics/obamas-buffett/) rule” tax, halting one of his chief legislative goals but leaving him with what the White House (http://www.washingtontimes.com/topics/white-house/) believes is a potent political weapon heading into November’s elections.


04-17-2012, 14:04
Obama is a tool.

Even if joke of equalization had passed it would not have created enough income to borrow one days worth of borrowing. Not to mention how it would have forced more investment money off shore.

04-17-2012, 15:25
This will be one of the many narratives put forward. Republicans need to start articulating their positions better. Obama could be ripped to shreds on every position he's taken.

04-17-2012, 15:35
This is just an election year class warfare gimmick. Not intended to truly make a dent in the deficit.

04-17-2012, 15:53