Yes! We'll get more tax fairness.
29% (12 votes)
No! It'll just be another political showdown.
71% (30 votes)
Total votes: 42

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arky12 2 years 33 weeks ago

I only voted yes because I'm hoping the GOP also want to be able to sell themselves to the middle class as having extended this break, but I suspect they'd want the democrats to pay a price for it, or more likely they will hold it hostage in order to also extend the cuts for those earning above the $250K.

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rob321pgh 2 years 33 weeks ago

The people who are saying yes must be waching fox and cnn They are not watching free speech tv or msnbc

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