Monday, September 19, 2011

Why not take more from millionaires?

*  Today, Republican leaders, Rep. John Boehner and Sen. Mitch McConnell discounted President Obama's plan to tax millionaires at a higher tax rate.  McConnell and Boehner, both wealthy men, continue to defend the millionaire's club.  The arrogance Boehner and McConnell display and their defense of their millionaire friends is just plain wrong.


Drawing clear battle lines for next year's elections, a combative President Barack Obama on Monday demanded that the richest Americans pay higher taxes to help cut soaring U.S. deficits by more than $3 trillion. He promised to veto any effort by congressional Republican to cut Medicare benefits for the elderly without raising taxes as well.

"This is not class warfare. It's math," Obama declared, anticipating Republican criticism, which was quick in coming....

Luke 12:48---" whom much is given, much is expected..."