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Republican Governing Principles

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On October 8, 2018
Mississippi taxes extra for hybrid and electric vehicles. The GOP controlled state legislature finds the best Give-it-to-em-Environmentalists and Won't-Affect-Our-Voters solutions. pic.twitter.com/nx59S3dyLF — vasabjit banerjee (@vasabjit_b) October 7, 2018 The Mississippi GOP creating new taxes just for hybrid vehicles demonstrates their wonderful governance with its organizing principle of “fuck liberals” better than anything I can think […]

Taxpocolypse

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On December 18, 2017

Have you read about the #CorkerKickBack? David Sirota and Josh Keefe broke the story that the Junior Senator, and oh-so very troubled Republican, from Tennessee changed his vote on the tax bill after

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Good essay here, pointing out that the tax bill isn’t just a giveaway to the plutocrats. It’s also open warfare on every institution considered a home of liberals and nearly every blue state. It’s just another tool in the culture war of resentment against everyone who is not a white Christian conservative. Up with Us, […]
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Fleece the 99%!

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On November 17, 2017
It is impressive how the Republicans aren’t even trying to hide it anymore. To finance a permanent cut in the corporate tax rate, the revised bill permanently repeals the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate — the requirement that people get health insurance or pay a penalty — which would leave 13 million more people uninsured, […]

Repeal Prop 13

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On November 9, 2017

Dayen suggests that in the context of the Republican tax plan, it is time for California to repeal Prop 13. The natural response to this turn of events would be to rebalance the revenue mix. Californi

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