Obama is not ruling out his campaign pledge to enact tax increases for those earning less than $250K. http://blogs.abcnews.com/george/2009/08/geithner-wont-rule-out-new-taxes-for-middle-class.html
I hope you're not surprised. A profound rock band once sang a dittie called "every road has its thorn." America's stepping into bushes we've never stepped in before, at least not during peace time. So eventually you're going to get pricked by one. Every cowboy's going to be singing a sad, sad song after the Obama experiment.