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Yesterday's news sadden and enraged me at the same time. I took some chill time today with my family. As a systems' admin I am designed to understand logic and logical repairs even when they seem out of the box in nature. What I do not understand is the logic of borrowing money to extend UI benefits because we will not allow the temporary tax cuts to expire. We could not afford these tax cuts in 2001 when G.W.B. and "the rubber stamping" Congress enacted them. It was a short sighted solution in 2001 to stave off a depression that did not work.

I just do not understand the Republican desire to continue with a solution that has not worked in the 9 years it has been in operation. All that it has done is eliminate a projected surplus left by the Clinton administration. What is Obama thinking? Force the hands of the GOP members calling for a tax cut. Make them go home to their constituents, who may or may not be receiving UI benefits. Make them tell these people why they blocked Obama's attempt to extend benefits with tax cuts for the upper 10%.

I have posted below information on how you can be a part of the movement to express your displeasure with this purposed compromise.

Thanks to each of you and say chill(not frozen)

Stop the Millionaire Bailout
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Here's a brief letter you can send to your email circle. Please send it along right away, but please only contact people who know you personally. Spam hurts our campaign.

Click here to open a new e-mail and invite your friends, family and colleagues to get involved:
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Or, you can cut and paste the text below into an email message:


Subject: Help stop the millionaire bailout

Hi,


Last night, President Obama announced that he's giving in to the GOP and extending the Bush tax breaks for the rich.

The "deal" he's proposing is an "absolute disaster," as Senator Bernie Sanders said. So Sen. Sanders said last night he would "do whatever I can to see that 60 votes are not acquired to pass this piece of legislation."

But Sen. Sanders can't do it alone. I just signed a petition to other leading progressives in the Senate to stand with him to block any extension of the millionaire bailout. Can you join me at the link below?

http://pol.moveon.org/no_bailout/

Thanks!

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