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How Obama could win in a walk

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by targus, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. targus

    targus New Member

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    Obama says that he wants a middle class tax cut.

    If he means it, why wait until he is elected?

    He could tell the Congress to pass an immediate middle class tax cut today.

    A Democrat controlled Congress should be willing to do it.

    The Republicans shouldn't oppose it.

    Why not just do it?
     
  2. SBCPreacher

    SBCPreacher Active Member
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    I have this same question with just about everything any of the candidates say they're going to do when elected. If it's that important, why not try to get it done while they're in Congress?
     
  3. ajg1959

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    If the Republicans were to introduce legislation today for a middle class tax cut, the dems would oppose it. Why? Because a republican led administration would get credit for something good. They would rather delay any meaningful legislation until they are in office. In other words, their own political future is more important than actually serving the needs of the people.

    Partisan politics as usual.

    AJ
     
  4. Crabtownboy

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    Nothing will be accomplished until after the election. Remember this is an election year and the most important issue for politicians is that they be re-elected. Even if the Senate does move on an issue the House will not as all the House of Representatives are up for re-election ... except for those retiring. Those folk have only one thing on their minds and it is not tax legislation.
     
  5. tinytim

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    Who are you kidding.. nothing will get done AFTER the election either.. no matter which candidate wins...

    Politicians.. yuck! They are all the same. Power grabbers..
     
  6. dragonfly

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    If you really believe this, why do you spend time in this forum?
     
  7. Bro. Curtis

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    If yer so sure Obama will get elected, stop the seas from rising, and get us off evil oil in ten years, why do you post ?
     
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    Obama will cut no one's taxes. Period.
     
  9. YOUTUBECANBESAVED

    YOUTUBECANBESAVED New Member

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    Who you been hangin with Carpro

    [​IMG]


    You're enjoying your day
    Everything's going your way
    Then along comes Debbie Downer.

    Always there to tell you 'bout a new disease
    A car accident or killer bees
    You'll beg her to spare you, "Debbie, Please!"
    But you can't stop Debbie Downer!

    http://video.aol.com/video-detail/debbie-downer/999727602 :wavey:
     
  10. LeBuick

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    Bush would just veto it... Why waste the effort?
     
  11. JustChristian

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    And that's the same reason Obama couldn't spearhead a middle class tax cut now. It would be a positive for him and the Republicans would block it.
     
  12. just-want-peace

    just-want-peace Well-Known Member
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    Why not give it a whirl? Think of the propaganda value should the congress pass a tax cut and the current POTUS vetoed it!
    WOW!!!

    In other words, surely you don't believe what you wrote -- do you???
     
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