Yesterday the Republicans blocked in the United Senate of State, the approval of the "Buffett Rule"

Yesterday the Republicans blocked in the United Senate of State, the approval of the "Buffett Rule"

Washington : DC : USA | Apr 17, 2012 at 5:54 AM PDT
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Is it sought to burden with 30 percent those rents that overcome the million of dollars, why the Republicans don't want it?

I find very well that those that more wins but they pay. And those that also live off rents.

What I don't understand is the republicans' stubbornness in blocking in the Senate of United States the approval of the “Buffett Rule". The objective this clearing and it is to establish a minimum collection from 30 percent to those they overcome the million of dollars a year. Doesn't that come it the Republicans? He saw it clear until who gives name to the author of the idea, multimillionaire Warren Buffett who openly it recognized that he paid less taxes that their secretary; this same one intended to increase the fiscal collection of the highest rents to help to the economic recovery.

As era of waiting, the democrats didn't get that 60 of the 100 existent senators support the measure, with it was him paralyzed their debate and later voting in the High Camera of the Congress.

For Barack Obama of this approval is a crucial fact inside the measures for stimulus plan that seeks to start with the purpose of to generate more employment and to overcome the crisis definitively.

The two parties have put a lot above the table with an eye toward the presidential elections of the next one November 6. The Democrats of Barack Obama, proposes ascents of taxes for the high classes that helps to reduce the deficit and make more equal the fiscal system, among them the democratic senator' Sheldon Whitehouse', as Reuters informs.

But, the Republicans want the reduction from the taxes to the companies, because they say that with that the economic growth is ballasted, that says leader of the republican minority among other in the Senate, Mitch McConnell.

So of here to the next one November 6, they wait for us hot, hot months.

And among other topics for that soon the American legislators will make a decision as regards fiscal politics, like it is the possible extension of the reduction of taxes promulgated by the former president George W. Bush, this it expires at the end of this year.

Yesterday spent that in the Senate of United States and today receipt an explanation that all the North Americans can be made, this way same, following the following mail that I receive of 'Stéphanie Cutter.' I believe that people should check for themselves and not to wait that the shift politician you that of having elaborated everything.

“Compare your tax rate to Romney's‏

Stephanie Cutter, BarackObam​

For Catalina Beleña

Friend --

I love the Buffett Rule for the same reason Mitt Romney opposes it.

It levels the playing field in America by closing tax loopholes and ensuring that millionaires aren't paying a tax rate that's lower than what many middle-class families are paying.

And it's going to be one of the issues that will define this election.

We've got a new interactive tool that shows how Mitt Romney and some other millionaires play by their own set of rules -- the same rules they're trying to make sure you and I don't ever get to change.

Compare your tax rate to Mitt Romney's -- and see how the Buffett Rule makes him pay his fair share.

I can't think of a better way to illustrate the choice this country is facing in November. This is the way it breaks down:

The Buffett Rule closes loopholes and asks millionaires to pay at least as much as middle-class families, so that we can share the burden of reducing our deficit and investing in programs important to a strong middle class, like education, innovation and infrastructure.

Romney not only opposes the Buffett Rule, but he wants to make things even more unfair. He will explode the deficit by giving more tax breaks to the wealthy -- and place the burden of paying for them on the backs of the middle class and seniors.

This November, it's one or the other. We either stick with a President who fights for the middle class, or we choose a candidate who fights to protect an unfair status quo that benefits him at the expense of our economy and the middle class. You'll be hearing a lot about the Buffett Rule in the coming days. But remember this: It's not about class warfare, and it's certainly not about some arcane policy disagreement. It's about common-sense fairness.

If you're still curious about what the Buffett Rule would actually do, take a look around the new website now:



Stephanie Cutter

Deputy Campaign Manager

Obama for America

P.S. -- Tax fairness is one of the most important issues we'll be fighting for in the next seven months. We need to keep growing this campaign from the ground up to reach as many voters as possible. If you can, please make a donation to support the President today.”

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the Buffett Rule in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington
CATALINABELEMAR is based in Madrid, Madrid, Spain, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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