Wednesday, December 17, 2008

When the Economy is Heading Down, Money is Tight and People are Losing Jobs - The Donks Want to TAX More!

The Donks say they are for the People, that they are the "compassionate" party, then why do they want to kick the people when they are down like the Gov. of NY is doing?
Gov. Paterson's proposed $121 billion budget hits New Yorkers in their iPods - and nickels-and-dimes them in lots of other places, too.

Trying to close a $15.4 billion budget gap, Paterson called for 88 new fees and a host of other taxes, including an "iPod tax" that taxes the sale of downloaded music and other "digitally delivered entertainment services."

"We're going to have to take some extreme measures," Paterson said Tuesday after unveiling the slash-and-burn budget.

The proposal, which needs legislative approval, did not include broad-based income tax increases, but relied on smaller ones to raise $4.1 billion from cash-strapped New Yorkers.

Movie tickets, taxi rides, soda, beer, wine, cigars and massages would be taxed under Paterson's proposal. It also extends sales taxes to cable and satellite TV services and removes the tax exemption for clothes costing less than $110.

Thank God my state is ran by a Republican Governor and reps, because they know to cut spending rather than raise taxes. And they know not to put wasteful spending in the budget in the first place.

The Donks never have problems spending other people's money.

Mr Minority

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