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Old 10-31-2008, 12:46 PM  
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Obama's New Attack on Those Who Don't Want Higher Taxes: ‘Selfishness’

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On the stump this week, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., has pushed back against Sen. John McCain's description of his tax policies.

"The reason that we want to do this, change our tax code, is not because I have anything against the rich," Obama said in Sarasota, Florida, yesterday. "I love rich people! I want all of you to be rich. Go for it. That’s the America dream, that’s the American way, that’s terrific.

"The point is, though, that -- and it’s not just charity, it’s not just that I want to help the middle class and working people who are trying to get in the middle class -- it’s that when we actually make sure that everybody’s got a shot – when young people can all go to college, when everybody’s got decent health care, when everybody’s got a little more money at the end of the month – then guess what? Everybody starts spending that money, they decide maybe I can afford a new car, maybe I can afford a computer for my child. They can buy the products and services that businesses are selling and everybody is better off. All boats rise. That’s what happened in the 1990s, that’s what we need to restore. And that’s what I’m gonna do as president of the United States of America.

"John McCain and Sarah Palin they call this socialistic," Obama continued. "You know I don’t know when, when they decided they wanted to make a virtue out of selfishness."

It's unclear if this was a nod to the Ayn Rand book "The Virtue of Selfishness," with all that the invocation of Rand implies.

It would seem to be, given the themes of Rand's work, what happens when independent achievers are demonized.

Which would fit with this description of those who want to keep their hard-earned tax dollars as "selfish."

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Old 10-31-2008, 12:47 PM   #2
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Old 10-31-2008, 12:49 PM   #3
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They had some chick on MSNBC going on about how she will never have to work again once she helps get Obama in.
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Old 10-31-2008, 12:49 PM   #4
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The only downside for McCain is that he's on video saying that the rich should have no problem giving more.
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Old 10-31-2008, 12:50 PM   #5
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"You know I don’t know when, when they decided they wanted to make a virtue out of selfishness."

He said this verbatim last night in CoMo.

All of us young socialistic terrorist, baby killing godless jew ****s applauded heavily...because we're satan and all.
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Old 10-31-2008, 12:56 PM   #6
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He said this verbatim last night in CoMo.

All of us young socialistic terrorist, baby killing godless jew ****s applauded heavily...because we're satan and all.
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Old 10-31-2008, 12:57 PM   #7
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McCain loves to say how Obama is not for the middle-class, but then when his programs are designed to help the middle-class, people call him a socialist. People would rather focus on thinking the nation is going to become a welfare state. You'd think this board was made up of people who make $400,000/year.
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Old 10-31-2008, 12:58 PM   #8
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Old 10-31-2008, 12:59 PM   #9
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McCain loves to say how Obama is not for the middle-class, but then when his programs are designed to help the middle-class, people call him a socialist. People would rather focus on thinking the nation is going to become a welfare state. You'd think this board was made up of people who make $400,000/year.
I still equate it to the high school theory of people who want to be in the club yet never will.

"He wants to punish my success" odds are your success isn't going to put you in the top 5%.
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Old 10-31-2008, 01:00 PM   #10
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Honestly, I can't wait until they implement a Soviet Bread line over here. Do you know how easy it is to pick up starving chicks? Offer them the protein pickup and they can survive for another two days.
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I can't imagine why you wouldn't answer that truthfully.
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How Low Can It Go? Richardson Pegs Middle Class as Those Making Under $120,000
For the second time in a week, a prominent Democrat has downgraded Barack Obama's definition of the middle class.

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For the second time in a week, a prominent Democrat has downgraded Barack Obama's definition of the middle class -- leading Republicans to question whether he'll stick to his promise not to raise taxes on anyone making under $250,000.

The latest hiccup in the campaign message came Friday morning on KOA-AM, when New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson pegged the middle class as those making $120,000 and under.

Click here to listen to Richardson talk about Obama's tax plan.

"What Obama wants to do is he is basically looking at $120,000 and under among those that are in the middle class, and there is a tax cut for those," Richardson said in the interview, according to a clip posted on YouTube.

There's no indication that Obama has changed his tax policy, which states that anyone making under $200,000 would get a tax cut under his administration, and nobody making under $250,000 would be hit with a tax increase. Richardson actually recited that part of Obama's plan correctly earlier in his radio interview.

But the Republican National Committee quickly blasted out an e-mail saying, "At this rate, it won't take long until Obama is again raising taxes on Americans making as little as $42,000 a year."

"When Barack Obama comes to your door this Halloween, there will be no treats -- just taxes," the e-mail said.

Joe Biden caused headaches for the campaign Monday when he told a Scranton, Pa., TV station that Obama's tax break "should go to middle class people -- people making under $150,000 a year."

John McCain said the tax threshold was "creeping down," while the Obama campaign accused him of lying about Obama's tax policies.
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Old 10-31-2008, 01:04 PM   #15
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McCain loves to say how Obama is not for the middle-class, but then when his programs are designed to help the middle-class, people call him a socialist. People would rather focus on thinking the nation is going to become a welfare state. You'd think this board was made up of people who make $400,000/year.
What would you call giving a "tax break" to people who don't pay income tax?
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