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May 15, 2008
POLITICS: Shaking Down The Taxpayers

Jay Tea on a fairly common tale from Newton, Mass.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:44 PM | Politics 2008 | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Sounds like the Big Dig all over again. Will Mass. voters get annoyed enough to actually do something about it? I'd bet against it, but I always lose when I gamble, so maybe there's hope for sanity. This is a basic bread and butter issue that should appeal to Libs as well as Cons. The taxpayer should not be govenment's unending and bottomless ATM.

One of the only saving graces of California's tax situation is Proposition 13 which limited property tax inceases. It's probably the only break we get as the top income tax rate is 9% and the sales tax is 7.75% (and higher still with add-ons in various localities). Not sure what corporate tax is statewide, but I'd be stunned if it was competitive with Texas.

Posted by: NRA Life Member at May 16, 2008 10:07 AM
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