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Obama-Bot Terminator Machine Takes Aim At Joe The Plumber – Obama’s Tax Plan Completely Ignored

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The Obama campaign was so incensed about “Joe the Plumber” exposing Barack Obama’s socialistic agenda for his adminstration that they’ve begun the chase… but Joe’s not running away from this hypocritical crowd, even though they are doing to him now exactly what they decry in others – invading his privacy.

So far, the Obama-Bots have “uncovered” that Joe owes back taxes on his home, they’ve tried to dig into his divorce papers, they’ve investigated his plumbing career, and before we know it, they’ll probably corner his kid and start grilling him for information, too.

But then, this is how the Obama-Bot Truth Squads work.

So the same party that loves the “right to privacy” SOoooooo darn much that they’ll allow millions of children to be sacrificed on the altar of convenience… uh, er, PRIVACY… now wants to know the minutest detail of Joe’s life, love and how he earns his living. Why not also require the poor man let you give him a colonoscopy to check for his plumbing contractor license cheat notes?

All because Joe asked Obama a simple question about his tax plan.

It’s really not that he asked the question – it’s that Obama told him the answer, and what his answer WAS that bothers me the most.

According to Steven Malanga of Real Clear Markets, he thinks that taxing those who seem more well off to “spread the wealth around”, as Obama so glibly put it, will be a disincentive for business owners and the inventive minds to contribute too much of their efforts toward our society as a whole. After all, they’re just going to be penalized for it in the end…

Malanga notes in a September 3rd, 2008 article, “… as fascinating as the discussion has become, we seem to be drifting away from the important question of what impact do taxes have on work and productivity (and hence the economy), especially among our most industrious and innovative citizens–those whom Ayn Rand once said powered the “motor of the world”…”

It is these citizens who provide many of the jobs in this nation, through smaller companies which employ fewer employees than their larger competitors. But though they employ less people per business, they also provide a very large chunk of Americans with jobs, which keep all of us ‘bottom dwellers’ (me included) with lights on and food in the freezer and a roof over our heads.

Tax our employers at a higher rate than they already are taxed, thus increasing their outgo and decreasing their ability to expand, do repairs, do upgrades, and give incentives, and what do you think will happen?

Yup, you guessed it. They’ll either have to cut your pay, or they’ll have to cut your job in order to not have to pass on the cost to the consumer. OR they’ll have to pass on the cost to the consumer…

So, which sounds better to you – lower pay or higher prices on consumer goods?

But you’ll get a really nice “tax refund” (welfare check) once a year after you file your returns.
That is, if you have any income to report.

Good luck with that.

The larger companies will get taxed at a higher rate and guess what will happen then? They’ll either feel forced to send their business operations overseas, OR in order to avoid having to increase their prices to consumers, scores of employees jobs will be forfeit.

So, while Obama’s “tax relief” may sound great on the surface, you need to know what it is and what it isn’t.

I’ve always gotten a pretty good tax return check back every year, if I handle my finances well and file the right way and take all the deductions that are legally available for me. It’s not tax relief if you effectively don’t have any income tax liability – If the wealth the government DOES collect is given to someone who doesn’t HAVE any tax liability, (like me), then it’s wealth redistribution – or in other words… GOVERNMENT WELFARE.

Now is that really fair? I don’t think so. Regardless of if Joe owes back taxes, or has his plumber’s license yet, or why he got a divorce… Joe the Plumber is right – That’s socialism.

Oh, say it ain’t so, Joe.

If you want to know what your tax “return” will be, fill in your general info here:
Obama Tax Cut Calculator.

This calculator is provided by The Tax Policy Center, an independent, non-partisan group.

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Note:

Obama keeps trying to get people riled about the financial mess we’re in by asking you, “Who’s been running things for the last 8 years?”

Want to blame someone for the financial crisis we’re in?

Check out my other article on this subject (with You Tube video so you can see and hear for yourself who you should really be mad at!):

Republican Hearings on Illegal Book Keeping of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2004.

How would Barack Obama Fix the economy other than taxing the crap out of our bosses? Take a look at another proposal he recently… uh, proposed.

(Be sure to visit the links provided in the article above… otherwise you won’t know what I’m talking about! Have a good day – Sincerely, The Administrator.)

(P.S. – in case you are wondering, the link that says “his tax plan” is really an Abbott and Costello comedy routine… just in case you’re wondering. His tax plan is posted on His site. I think you can find it without my help…)

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  1. Becareful what you say, or the Obama Squad may come after you… I posted just one comment on my website and now I get tons of hatred from the liberal left.

    wesupchurch

    October 24, 2008 at 10:30 am

  2. LOL! I could care less what they say. Mail is harmless… of course, If I get a direct threat, it will be given to the FBI to investigate – not to mention I get an email with their IP address right there, big as day! So it won’t be like they can stay anonymous.

    sensibleviews

    October 29, 2008 at 11:05 am


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