Saturday, December 4, 2010

The President's Weekly Address: Tax Cuts & Unemployment Insurance

This week we have a treat. VP Joe Biden is giving the address because the President is on his way back from Afghanistan.

From the White House blog:

With President Obama visiting troops in Afghanistan, Vice President Biden says Congress must extend both the middle class tax cuts and unemployment insurance for the sake of those families and the broader economy.

With the majority of Americans in favor of letting the upper income tax cuts expire, we have to wonder where the GOPers are who said they were going to listen to the people.

The votes are in and the majority of Democrats voted for the middle class cuts, while the GOPers voted against it. There were some Dems who voted with the GOPers... including that champion of progressives Russ Feingold. Why? Why are some of these Dems helping the GOPers block the tax cuts for middle class people?

If this doesn't show people who the GOPers are for and who they are against, there is no hope for the people in this country. We can't have a strong economy without a strong middle class.

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