Friday, December 23, 2011

Boehner Caves on Payroll Tax Holiday Extension

John Boner Boehner is a little less orange in the winter time. He doesn't sound any less drunk though. He sounds like he's trying mightily to avoid slurring. But Boehner is also really, really bad at his job. For the life of me, I can't figure out how these zero-charisma politicos like Boehner and Mitch McConnell rise to such levels of power. But then, if I understood it, I'd understand how Newt Gingrich became a viable Presidential candidate.


Boehner announces deal with Reid on end to payroll tax impasse

House Speaker John Boehner announced Thursday that he had agreed with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on a two-month extension of a package including a payroll tax cut and an extension of unemployment benefits.

Boehner said in statement he and Reid "reached an agreement that will ensure taxes do not increase for working families on Jan. 1 while ensuring that a complex new reporting burden is not unintentionally imposed on small business job creators. . ."

Read more at: MSNBC

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