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Enrique Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 08:44 PM
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Pelosi: GOP reneging on tax cut deal
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/160863-pelosi-gop-trying-to-renege-on-bipartisan-tax-cut-deal

The leading House Democrat is charging GOP leaders with backtracking on last year's bipartisan tax-cut deal.

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday a Republican bill granting states greater flexibility to spend unemployment insurance funds on other things, including tax cuts, undermines December's agreement to extend the George W. Bush-era tax rates for the wealthy.

"In December, the price that had to be paid in order to give unemployment benefits to America's workers was to give tax cuts to the richest people in America," Pelosi said at a press conference in the Capitol. "That happened but now they want to renege on the other side of it.

"It should never even have been connected," she said, "but it was part of the package, and now they want to renege on that part of the package."

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sasha031 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 08:49 PM
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1. the tax cuts should of expired, you can not deal with these thugs
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Angry Dragon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 08:59 PM
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2. I said that the other day
If they want to shift unemployment then they need to increase taxes on people with adjusted gross income over $250,000.
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rocktivity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 09:06 PM
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3. Ya think, Nancy?
Especially with their THEIR track records? Well, it's not your problem - or your job - anymore, is it?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdDoiT7NZKo

:mad:
rocktivity
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Bubba Kush Donating Member (98 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 09:34 PM
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4. Why give GOP a fucking inch? They do NOT give a shit on the people
GOP should be declared a terrorist/hate group and its affiliate Tea Party *


(* indicates Nation/Patriots/Gooseteppers/etc)

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edhopper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 09:51 PM
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5. It always works
out so well.

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Faryn Balyncd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 10:31 PM
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6. Never make another deal with those lying bastards.
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