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#ncga: Oh, what a RELIEF it is

The GOP majority in Jones Street’s upper chamber is beside itself with giddiness over a new tax relief package.  Here’s the skinny from Senate leadership: […] The North Carolina Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to provide an immediate $145 million tax cut this year and…

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When is a tax cut NOT REALLY a tax cut?

Answer:  When you lower the rate, but monkey with the value of what is getting taxed.   This kind of thing happens a lot at the local level.  Your county commissioners will claim they are holding the line on the property tax rate.  That information…

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AAARGH! Don’t Look! It’s a TAX CUT!

How are the mouth-breathers on the left handling the Republican electoral onslaught?  By trying to scare Republicans into abandoning principles that have brought them — and the nation — incredible success over the last three decades.  Take tax cuts, for example: GOP learns lessons from…

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MSM chides GOP for holding on to that *silly* NO NEW TAXES thing

    The debate on the economy has been framed as a choice between (a) tax increases or (b) starving children and the elderly.  Unfortunately, we’re not hearing a word about a very credible choice (c): CUTTING SPENDING.   What happens in our businesses and in…

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Bev’s tax “deal” really 3-card monte scam taking NC taxpayers for a ride

Gov. Bev Perdue and GOP agree on gas tax —  Raleigh News & Observer headline, May 11 2012 So,  Lame Duck Bev’s steno pool in the N&O newsroom want us to believe that their girl is playing nice with GOP legislators on Jones Street on…