19 Dec '11, 7pm

Tax Bill Throws Obama into a Catch 22 Situation Over Keystone XL and Jobs: President Obama put off a decision on...

Tax Bill Throws Obama into a Catch 22 Situation Over Keystone XL and Jobs: President Obama put off a decision on...

Republicans in the House have added a rider to the bill that would prevent a tax hike on the middle class. If the Senate includes the rider, it would require the President to make a “yes” or “no” decision on Keystone within 60 days. This politically motivated move will pressure Democrats, highly reluctant to raise taxes on the middle class, to support the bill with the Keystone rider. To turn up the heat, Keystone proponents claim that the pipeline will create hundreds of thousands of jobs. Ergo, if the Democrats and Obama scrap the plan, they are against jobs. Interesting that many of the same members of Congress at every turn opposed government investments to fix the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure that can provide jobs everywhere while making the nation more energy-efficient and less dependent on environmentally devastating fossil fuel development.”

Full article: http://ecopreneurist.com/2011/12/19/tax-bill-throws-obama...

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