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  •  Yeah The First Time We Cut Top Taxes, Deregulated (2+ / 0-)
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    SilentBrook, avsp

    finance, didn't share productivity gains with workers, had a high tech bubble, an energy bubble, a stock bubble, and a housing bubble that crashed in Florida and triggered a global financial crash.

    Fool me once, shame on you....

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 12:04:40 PM PST

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    •  From one of the links: (1+ / 0-)
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      To Kasich, this bond deal is less about economic development and more about securing enough one-time money to create a budget that he thinks will get him reelected in 2014 – including an income tax cut that will likely benefit the wealthy.
      Seems like it is a backdoor tax cut for the rich, relying on future profits of a "sin" industry.

      Kasich can't balance the budget, but desperately wants to campaign on cutting taxes.

      •  "Backdoor"? (5+ / 0-)

        No, it's a full, frontal tax cut for the rich, and. it's been estimated, about a $30-$40 tax cut for someone like me making less than $50,000 a year. Want to know how much my taxes have gone up so far since Taxin' John Kasich has been in office? $250 every year in property taxes, thanks to his state cuts to eduction funding which went instead into the pockets of his cronies and donors at the failing for-profit charter schools that have made Ohio's charters the shame of the nation.

        His defeat is in my sights. Taxin' John is going down if I have anything to say about it. All he has done is steal, steal, steal from the citizens of Ohio to enrich his donors.

        Jon Husted is a dick.

        by anastasia p on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 09:01:29 PM PST

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