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  •  LePage is also lying if he says Texas lures (7+ / 0-)

    companies without the use of economic incentives.

    The Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) alone has given away $500MM in the last ten years, far more than most states.

    And that does not include other grants from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) and other pots of state money, 'workforce development' programs, and state and local tax 'incentives.'

    And yes, Texas has also had the phony tax cuts that only increase fees of all kinds and local property taxes.

    These broken people won't stop, they will have to be stopped.  I hope and expect the worm will be turning shortly.

    Their real God is money-- Jesus just drives the armored car, and his hat is made in China. © 2009 All Rights Reserved

    by oblomov on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 01:06:14 PM PST

    •  I'm with you in that hope. (3+ / 0-)

      You're absolutely right, they won't stop until we make them.

      Appreciate the information on what is going on in Texas.

      It's a huge trickle up of tax dollars to the well connected few, isn't it, while we get the real drip, drip, drip in a drought trickle down.

      They're robbing our states blind.


      There is something in us that refuses to be regarded as less than human. We are created for freedom - Archbishop Desmond Tutu

      by Onomastic on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 01:21:14 PM PST

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