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Top 5 Problems with the Tax Deal

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  • Problem #1: The deal is a stealth attack on Social Security.
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  • Problem #2: For nearly one in three workers, it's a tax increase.
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  • Problem #3: The deal has not one but TWO millionaire bailouts.
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  • Problem #4: Unemployment help is insufficient and inadequate.
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  • Problem #5: Tax giveaways to the rich are a terrible way to create jobs.
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Nita Chaudhary, MoveOn.org Political Action

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Everyone knows that the "deal" that President Obama agreed to with Republicans will extend George W. Bush's reckless millionaire tax bailout--but what a lot of folks don't realize is that there are lots of other terrible parts of it, too.

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Unemployed Americans desperately need their benefits extended to get by in this economy—so Republicans held them hostage to force through a slew of horrible economic policies in this deal.

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