"I can make a firm pledge. Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes." - Barack Obama, February 4, 2009
“The whole point of it is to make sure that all ideas are on the table,” the president said in the interview with Bloomberg BusinessWeek, which will appear on newsstands Friday. “So what I want to do is to be completely agnostic, in terms of solutions.”
Huh? Read the whole article on BusinessWeek.com here.
By the way, if you use an indoor tanning salon you will be paying a new 10 percent federal tax as a result of the new health-care law. Read about that here.
Oh, and do you remember the Obama increase in the federal tax on cigarettes last year? Read about that here.
I wonder if any working class people smoke cigarettes or use tanning salons?
If you think that the cigarette and tanning salon taxes are the only tax increases for the "less than rich" from the the president and the Dems, I have some swampland in Florida I would like to sell you.
Update 4/2/2010 - Read "The Complete List of Obama Statement Expiration Dates" on National Review Online here.