Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 20 02:24:46 UTC 2011

Right.  "Neither" instead of "both" would be appropriate.

Right wing social engineers now say the the presidents call for more taxes on the rich is "class warfare", as if the their attack on social security and medicare is not.

Tom Zurinskas, first Ct 20 yrs, then Tn 3, NJ 33, Fl 9.
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> "Either we ask the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share in
> taxes, or we're going to have to ask seniors to pay more for Medicare.
> We can't afford to do both"
> Isn't doing both the only thing we _can_ afford to do??
> I am not trying to make a political point, but a rhetorical one -- as
> I see it, Obama said the exact opposite of what he meant.
> DanG
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