Tag: bush tax cuts

Never Forget... to be afraid

Time For More Tax Cuts And Trips To Disney World, Cuz 9/11 Is Coming Again Maybe

Hey. Hey you. Yes you, going about your day like it's not the holiest day on the American calendar, practically forgetting to Never Forget. You have pretty much forgotten, haven't you? It was oh so long ago, and besides,...

Sad Ted Cruz Wonders Why Obama Hates Poor People So Much

Republicans are On Message, you guys, with their 2016 talking points. They are being very disciplined lately when they say lies with their mouths about the economy, maybe Politics USA is right that the nice people at the secret...

Obama Introduces Tax Proposal To Kill All Rich People (For One Year)

President McMuslimbot took to the podium today to introduce his new tax proposal that's he's had for about 10 years: extending (for one year) the "middle-class" tax cuts on all but the top two marginal income tax brackets, meaning...

Congress To Finish Destroying Country During Lame Duck Session

Yeah, we were there for "LAME DUCK '10." Time of our lives, man, time of our lives. The gays got their military, the U.S. and Russia decided not to nuke each other for another few years, some nutrition or...

Tax-Cut Thing Passes House Easily, Sent To President Bush For Signature

With a greater majority than passed the Bush tax cuts the first time, the United States House of Representatives passed the Obama-Republican tax-cut thing early this morning, 277 to 148. Across this great country the wealthy smiled, went into...

Rep. DeFazio: Emo Obama Says Not Passing Tax Deal Could End Presidency

Emo Obama is back, according to Obama-Republican tax-cut opponent Peter DeFazio, who said last night that the president is "making phone calls saying this is the end of his presidency if he doesn't get" his deal passed. Oh, is...

Tax-Cut Thing Passes Senate, Moves On To China For Approval

After much talking, balking, and sulking, the Obama-Republican tax-cut package has passed Senate cloture by a vote of 69 to 10. So it looks like everything in the next two years will be passed by a refreshing, broad consensus,...

Most Americans Back Tax-Cut Deal Most Americans Hate

Most Americans think tax cuts for the rich should not expire, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. But also, according to a poll, one cited often by Democrats in the tax cut debate, most Americans think tax...

Obama ‘Stood His Ground’ With Tax Deal, Says Dana Milbank

Hey! Obama finally did it, you guys! He has won over the key Dana Milbank constituency: "For the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of President Obama." Sure, Dana Milbank was proud of Barack Obama...

Crying John Boehner Wants You To Stop Saying He Tans

America's single greatest achievement, John Boehner, was interviewed on last night's 60 Minutes, and, thanks to his stage mom standing off camera, yelling at him to cry on cue, he didn't disappoint. "I've never been in a tanning salon...

Bernie Sanders Going To Speak For All of Time

Bernie Sanders is currently filibustering on the floor of the Senate because he doesn't like the Obama-Republican tax cut plan. He's been at it since 10:25 am, according to a C-SPAN graphic, and he will soon be jumping in...

House Democrats Vote Against Republican-Obama Tax Plan

The House Democratic Caucus voted, in a "virtually unanimous" fashion, against President Obama's compromise tax deal in a closed-door meeting today, despite the plan being made by and for Republicans. Seriously, what is with House Democrats these days? Did...

Idiot Fox Reporter: Obama Showed Terrorists He Would Negotiate With Them

So here is a nonpartisan Fox reporter telling Bill O'Reilly that terrorists loved watching what Obama said in his press conference yesterday, and voice of reason Bill O'Reilly telling this man he is an idiot if he believes that....

Everyone Drop Everything, Robert Gibbs Just Dropped a Tax-Cut Bomb On Twitter

A departing governor about to enter the political wilderness / looking for a job with the administration soon supports the tax-cut compromise? GAME, SET, AND MATCH. This is incredible news. Democrats in Congress are peeing themselves because they are...

Barack Obama Is Mad At You, Non-Normal Americans

Barack Obama has heard that people on the left don't like his compromise on tax cuts. Tough. You know what he has to deal with? He says the Republicans took the American public hostage. Have you ever had to...

Biden Sent To Congress To Get Democrats To Give Up On Tax Cut Plan

Democrats are a little upset that Obama hung out with Congress' Republican leadership and came back with one of their matching "Tax Cuts Forever"-scripted leather jackets, so they're not sure they will go along with his breathtaking cave (ooh!...