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I will not raise taxes

Updated on May 4, 2010

I will not raise taxes on people making less than $250,000 a year! Remember that statement! Well let's examine what our Supreme Leader, the Exhausted One has done versus what he said. On April 1, the federal cigarette tax increased by 62 cents for a total of $1.01 per pack. Well everyone knows; only people that make over $250,000 a year smoke; right?

Next, Obama's federal appointed commission has called for a 50 percent increase in gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, which would result in an additional 10 cents per gallon tax. Again, everyone knows;only people that make over $250,000 a year drive cars ; right?

Shall I continue; under Obama's proposed Cap and Trade legislation, Conservative estimates published in Newt Gingrich’s America’s Solutions on line magazine indicate a typical family of 4 will see their utility cost increase $1,500 per year. and their fuel cost increase by $596 per year for a total increase of $2,096 from 2012 through 2035. But at the risk of being redundant, everyone knows;only people that make over $250,000 a year drive cars and heat and cool their homes; right?

Joe Six-Pack may have to hand over nearly $2 more for a case of beer to help provide health insurance for all. The Senate Finance Committee is working out details of a proposed beer tax as a means to help pay for expanding health insurance cost for the estimated 50 million uninsured Americans as well as illegal aliens, a cost that could range to some $1.5 trillion over 10 years. Another well known fact is that only people that make over $250,000 a year drink beer; right?

OK, you don't smoke or drink alcohol so, it doesn't bother me, right. Well, The Democrats are considering a three-cent per soft drink tax that they say would generate $24 billion over the next four years. Not much you say but again only people that make over $250,000 a year drink soft drinks; right?

Finally White House spokesman Robert Gibbs recently told a regular briefing: Let me be precise. The president's clear commitment is not to raise taxes on those making less than $250,000 a year," . Yet, I've given you six examples where he's already raised taxes or is in the process thereof. Now Obama's top economic advisers have left the door open to a tax increase over past weekends with comments that contradicted the tax pledges Obama made. U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner declined to rule out a tax hike as a way to help slash record deficits and White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers, said "it's never a good idea to absolutely rule things out."

So for all of you that continue to drink the kool aid and anxiously await the return of the Hell Bop Comet, repeat after me "there's no place like home...my taxes won't increase! For the rest of you, wake up, contact your congress man/woman and voice your objection. It's not too late; this country can still be saved!

 

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      jiberish 

      9 years ago from florida

      I have thrown too many shoes at my TV, lie, after lie. Keep up the fight! Welcome to Hubpages.

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      ammocoil 

      9 years ago

      I guess as long as they don't tax Nikes.....

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