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Sadly, all too stupid. Newly elected Republicants plan to hike taxes on ordinary people in order to pay for tax cuts for billionaires.

In 12 States across the USA the political wing of the Tea Party Terrorists have started to implement moves to shift the tax burden from corporations and the very wealthyon to ordinary workers.

The Tea Party Terrorists who promised their own special "second amendment solutions" to elections if they did not get their own way now face huge hikes in tax in order to pay for millionaire tax cuts.

Three States run by the political wing of the Tea Party Terrorists are making their intentions obvious.

MAINE: Tea Party Gov. Paul LePage’s (I) tax reform package would raise the state’s estate tax exemption from $1 million to $2 million — allowing four hundred of the state’s wealthiest estates to escape taxation. At the same time, the tax plan would raise property taxes on middle class Mainers while freezing health care funding for working parents, cutting money for schools, and raising the retirement age for public workers. Republican legislators want to go even further, and are currently considering eliminating the estate tax altogether.

OHIO: In January, House Speaker William Batchelder (R) called Gov. John Kasich’s (R) proposal to completely eliminate the estate tax one of the Republican-controlled legislature’s “top priorities.” But already, the bill has garnered strong opposition from local governments, who depend on estate tax revenue and are already concerned state spending cuts. Even while finding room for estate tax reductions, Kasich’s proposed budget cuts 25 percent of funding for local schools, $427 million for nursing homes, $1 million for food banks, $12 million from children’s hospitals, and $15.9 million from an adoption program for children with special needs.

NEW JERSEY: In his 2011 budget proposal, Gov. Chris Christie called for raising the state’s estate tax exemption from $675,000 to $1 million even while proposing cuts to the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit and homestead rebates for working poor families. And last year Christie vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would have raised taxes on the state’s millionaires to help fund property tax relief for Main Street.

So that is the way to go. Big tax cuts for billionaires and tax hikes for every day real people who are in fact the REAL America, not matter what Tea Party Terrorist Leaders say.

The de-facto Leader of the Tea Party Terrorists was going to make a statement but she quit somewhere outside of the West Bank.

Sorry Republicants you asked for this. Sadly more will suffer but those who voted for this deserve it.

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