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'Hey Guys - This Is Barack': Obama Holds Chillaxed Fiscal Cliff Twitter Q&A

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By Gregory Ferenstein


The world's most powerful man went to Twitter to promote his plan to avoid the so-called 'fiscal cliff' of impending tax hikes. If his style is any indication, the prez tweeted from Camp David while sipping an Arnold Palmer. So, make like your commander in chief, put your feet up, and check out some of the best moments of tax policy in 140 characters or less:





See the rest of President Obama's Twitter conversation on TechCrunch.


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freethedems2012

Hey guys - this is Barack.
You'll never get your country back.

December 12 2012 at 4:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
BeachBumCB

Go over the cliff. Then, cut all programs, including ALL federal salaries, by 5% a year for three years. Dismiss any department head that overspends their budget.
Shazam! We will be solvent.

December 05 2012 at 5:04 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
jdykbpl45

Someone should ask Timmy "Tax Cheat" Geithner why he felt his taxes were too high, when he did not pay what he owed. Why is he not in jail, where he belongs.

December 05 2012 at 4:32 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
freethedems2012

Hey Barack - this is a citizen.
Please stop campaigning and run the country.
Oh yeah, all you know how to do is campaign.

December 04 2012 at 7:42 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
democrackso

Ticknerds a dopey Obamite.

December 04 2012 at 5:35 PM Report abuse -3 rate up rate down Reply
democrackso

Somehole isn't concerned about the country going over the fiscal cliff because he'll still get his welfare check.

December 04 2012 at 5:34 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
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hugozoon

there is no fiscal cliff.

December 06 2012 at 5:59 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
freethedems2012

Hey guys - this is Barack.
I'm a Commie
and that's a fack.........I mean fact.

December 04 2012 at 4:05 PM Report abuse -3 rate up rate down Reply
freethedems2012

Hey guys - this is Barack.
If I was a doctor,
I'd be a quack.

December 04 2012 at 4:03 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to freethedems2012's comment
Somey

Yes, you are a quack

December 04 2012 at 4:33 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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democrackso

Another brilliant response from Somehole.

December 04 2012 at 5:31 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down
mnpills

Let's tax the rich to feed the poor, utilll there are no rich no more.

December 04 2012 at 3:53 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
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freethedems2012

Good poem, and very true.

December 04 2012 at 4:02 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
freethedems2012

Hey guys- this is Barack.
I've spent all your money,
Now take up the slack.

December 04 2012 at 12:36 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply