Obama Isn’t Spineless, He’s Conservative: Reflections on Chutzpah, Theirs and Ours

15/12/10 0 COMMENTS

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Oh boy – so now he’s really gone and done it.  President Barack Obama has (as widely predicted) “caved-in” to  Republican demands for the preservation of George W. Bush’s arch-plutocratic, deficit-driving tax cuts for the wealthy few (at a cost of $900 billion to the federal treasury) in a tax “deal” that accommodates Republicans (and their wealthy paymasters) on the federal estate tax and cuts payments into Social Security. (Democratic congressman Gary Ackerman rightly calls the “tax deal” the GOP’s “Wet Dream
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