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originally posted by: rickymouse
Well, Obama did do some tax cuts, but remember, Trump actually cut it farther down for most people after Obama did some cuts. Obama actually raised out of pocket for most people, Obamacare added a lot to health insurance costs provided by employers, canceling out raises they would have gotten. Some of the money to pay for Obamacare came from employer premiums. This raised deductibles quite a bit.
I can't agree that Obama saved anyone any money, he actually cost the middle class a lot of money.
originally posted by: dragonridr
a reply to: Willtell
Obamas tax cut was a continuation of the Bush tax cuts. It extended the Bush tax cuts through 2012 and unemployment benefits through 2011. So who's tax cuts was it exactly?? Oh and he later raises taxes and increases and revived the inheritance tax that had lapsed. Most of his cuts towards business were targeted tax cuts benefitting solar power.
So I'd really like to see who did this comparison because it was widely suspected Obama doing away with the Bush Tax cuts later prolonged the recession.
originally posted by: Willtell
a reply to: eXia7
Based on what ?
A few crumbs given to the people by a few big corporations.
We are at least a year or more away from whether we know " things are going in the right direction" as you say.