Saturday, December 8, 2012

Priceless & go for it!: Rand Paul: We Should Let Dems Raise Taxes And Then Let Them Own It



SEN. RAND PAUL: I have yet another thought on how we can fix this. Why don't we let the Democrats pass whatever they want? If they are the party of higher taxes, all the Republicans vote present and let the Democrats raise taxes as high as they want to raise them, let Democrats in the Senate raise taxes, let the president sign it and then make them own the tax increase . And when the economy stalls, when the economy sputters, when people lose their jobs, they know which party to blame, the party of high taxes. Let's don't be the party of just almost as high taxes.

LARRY KUDLOW, CNBC: Some people have called that the doomsday scenario. Others have said, 'Look, it's a strategic retreat on the Republicans' behalf.' WWould you vote present for that in the Senate if that came up?

RAND PAUL: Yes, I don't think we have to in the Senate. In the House, they have to because the Democrats don't have the majority. In the Senate, I'm happy not to filibuster it, and I will announce tonight on your show that I will work with Harry Reid to let him pass his big old tax hike with a simple majority if that's what Harry Reid wants, because then they will become the party of high taxes and they can own it.


  1. The media will protect Obama and blame it on the republicans and we will pay for it.

    The increase of $2000 or $3300 will definitely create a hardship on me. Then the money will go to reward and increase dependency, victimization and division. I need that money for ammo...

  2. The media will protect Obama and blame it on the republicans

    I was thinking about that earlier and I guess they could come up with something.