Since Mike Huckabee pretends to be a religious man and a Christian, maybe someone could remind him of this quote from Matthew 19:24 before he does another show on Fox carrying water for rich people as he did here.
I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.
Last I heard it was also supposed to be unchristian to lie a lot as well, but that didn't stop Huckabee from telling his audience this on Saturday evening:
HUCKABEE: President Obama appears to be willing to play chicken with Congress, because he is determined to raise taxes on the people that he's decided are just too stinking rich! Well the trouble is, even The Washington Post, hardly a conservative tool, and FED Chairman Ben Bernanke, who was reappointed by Obama are warning of the consequences of what's being accurately termed “Taxmageddon.”
The combination of the expiration of the so-called Bush tax cuts and the effect that's associated with Obamacare. It's all going to arrive on Dec. 31st, 2012. And if Congress doesn't act Taxmageddon may not adequately describe what's going to be nothing short of an economic apocalypse. The tax increases, almost $500 billion per year, in new taxes. Now that is by far the largest and most encompassing tax hike in our nation's history.
And while the President pretends to be protecting the middle class, the fact is the majority of the tax increases won't hit Obama's despised wealthy class, but will in fact hit 60 percent of Americans who actually got the biggest tax cuts, from the Bush tax plan.
For example, on average, baby boomers are going to see their taxes go up over $4200 per year. Low income families are going to have a gut punch increase of over $1200 per year. Millennials, they're going to get popped with a thousand dollar hit on average.
Now considering that the President's failed financial policies have left us drowning in national debt, with a staggering 8.2 percent unemployment rate and businesses living off life support, not addressing these concerns, well, it's about as compassionate as throwing an anchor instead of a life preserver to a man caught in a rip tide.
The Obama tax increases set to hit January 1st are far more ominous than we even would have feared from the impact of the Y-2K moment of January 1st back in 2000.
Because we really aren't sure and weren't sure then what might happen at midnight that night. And we did all we knew to do to prepare for it.
Never mind that Democrats just voted to extend the tax cuts for everyone's income under $250,000 a year and forget all about that guy named Bush who is actually responsible for running up the deficit we have right now. Those things never happened in Fox world.