Obama: ‘This is not class warfare, it’s math’

We’re standing with the President in his proposal – make your voices heard! It is only the American public that can turn this thing around now – they have to know we will not accept anymore lies about the rich needing more money to help the economy. The poor, the middle class – the other 95% of America needs more money to make the economy grow!

President Barack Obama, setting up another clash with Republicans, has proposed $1.5 trillion in new taxes aimed primarily at the wealthy as part of a deficit reduction plan.

The president pitched his plan Monday morning from the Rose Garden at the White House.

“Today, I’m releasing a plan which details how to pay for the jobs bill, while also paying down our debt over time,” said Obama about his recently-released plan to ease the nation’s unhealthy unemployment rate.

“Washington has to live within its means,” continued the president. “For us to solve this problem everybody … has to pay their fair share.”

Challenged Obama, “Nobody wants to punish success in America … those who have done well, including me, should pay our fair share … we shouldn’t get a better deal than ordinary families get.”

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2012-08-24T02:19:27+00:00

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