How Low Can You Go? – $120,000 Is Middle Class

Bill Richardson has stated that anyone under $120,000 is the middle class for Obama… So again the numbers keep dropping… Yes the article notes that nothing has changed in Obama’s tax policy… Because his tax policy is a sham. These new numbers that keep coming out and the “lower expectations” plan of the Obama Camp are a warning sign to the public… We are going to be down to $75,000 for a married couple by the time election day is here… Wake Up America.

More Change You Can Believe In.

For the second time in a week, a prominent Democrat has downgraded Barack Obama’s definition of the middle class — leading Republicans to question whether he’ll stick to his promise not to raise taxes on anyone making under $250,000. 

The latest hiccup in the campaign message came Friday morning on KOA-AM, when New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson pegged the middle class as those making $120,000 and under. 

Click here to listen to Richardson talk about Obama’s tax plan. 

“What Obama wants to do is he is basically looking at $120,000 and under among those that are in the middle class, and there is a tax cut for those,” Richardson said in the interview, according to a clip posted on YouTube. 

There’s no indication that Obama has changed his tax policy, which states that anyone making under $200,000 would get a tax cut under his administration, and nobody making under $250,000 would be hit with a tax increase. Richardson actually recited that part of Obama’s plan correctly earlier in his radio interview. 

But the Republican National Committee quickly blasted out an e-mail saying, “At this rate, it won’t take long until Obama is again raising taxes on Americans making as little as $42,000 a year.” 

“When Barack Obama comes to your door this Halloween, there will be no treats — just taxes,” the e-mail said. 

Joe Biden caused headaches for the campaign Monday when he told a Scranton, Pa., TV station that Obama’s tax break “should go to middle class people — people making under $150,000 a year.” 

John McCain said the tax threshold was “creeping down,” while the Obama campaign accused him of lying about Obama’s tax policies. 

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  1. […] How Low Can You Go? – $120,000 Is Middle Class Bill Richardson has stated that anyone under $120,000 is the middle class for Obama… So again the numbers keep dropping… Yes the article notes that nothing has changed in Obama’s tax policy… Because his tax policy is a sham. These new numbers that keep coming out and the “lower expectations” plan of the Obama Camp are a warning sign to the public… We are going to be down to $75,000 for a married couple by the time election day is here… Wake Up America. More Change You Can Believe In. For the second time in a week, a prominent Democrat has downgraded Barack Obama’s definition of the middle class — leading Republicans to question whether he’ll stick to his promise not to raise taxes on anyone making under $250,000.  The latest hiccup in the campaign message came Friday morning on KOA-AM, when New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson pegged the middle class as those making $120,000 and under.  Click here to listen to Richardson talk about Obama’s tax plan.  “What Obama wants to do is he is basically looking at $120,000 and under among those that are in the middle class, and there is a tax cut for those,” Richardson said in the interview, according to […] […]

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