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How does this make the Democrats look?

I say it makes them look like failures.

The unions went all in against Scott Walker and the Republicans in Wisconsin in the past two months. First they paralyzed state government while Democrats fled the Senate, and when that failed to derail public-employee union reform, they spent a fortune trying to unseat a conservative justice on the Supreme Court in what normally would have been a sleepy election. That effort failed as well, and the unions are about out of plays for the next eighteen months.

Walker has played long ball, however, and his economic policies got a major boost yesterday from the state’s budget office. His new budget will keep property taxes from rising more than 1% each of the next two years, and his proposal has all but eliminated the state’s deficit:

http://hotair.com/archives/2011/04/16/walker-plan-holds-down-property-taxes-delivers-lowest-structural-deficit-in-15-years/

http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/119928064.html

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Carpy

Asked by Carpy at 8:59 AM on Apr. 17, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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    The Dems Still look better than the Rebub's and other party's who want the rich to keep getting tax cuts and us lowly little people to pay more taxes.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 9:01 AM on Apr. 17, 2011 (hidden) + expand

  • But....but....but but.....


    Aww shucks...I got nothing!! LOL :o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 9:30 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • The Dems Still look better than the Rebub's and other party's who want the rich to keep getting tax cuts and us lowly little people to pay more taxes.


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    Yeeeeeah okay!  Please indicate where it is that the "lowly little people" pay the MOST taxes!??!


    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 9:35 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Lorikeet, don't you know progressive/liberals don't like facts?
    Carpy

    Comment by Carpy (original poster) at 9:45 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Lorikeet, don't you know progressive/liberals don't like facts?

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    LOL...or graphics that leave little wiggle room for interpretation! Oh, well!! :o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 10:24 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Well golly gee Lori, that makes it look like taxes on the evil rich people have steadily gone up since 1986, with a brief respite around 2001. How can that be, we keep hearing about how they are getting all the tax breaks?
    DSamuels

    Answer by DSamuels at 11:00 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110417/ap_on_bi_ge/us_no_taxes
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 12:39 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • From your link minnegerpi

    The sheer volume of credits, deductions and exemptions has both Democrats and Republicans calling for tax laws to be overhauled. House Republicans want to eliminate breaks to pay for lower overall rates, reducing the top tax rate from 35 percent to 25 percent. Republicans oppose raising taxes, but they argue that a more efficient tax code would increase economic activity, generating additional tax revenue.
    More than half of the nation's tax revenue came from the top 10 percent of earners in 2007. More than 44 percent came from the top 5 percent. Still, the wealthy have access to much more lucrative tax breaks than people with lower incomes.
    Carpy

    Comment by Carpy (original poster) at 1:52 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Lori, where did you get the graph you posted?
    tinamatt

    Answer by tinamatt at 3:41 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Walker will always be an ass. He's lost the public support he thought he had. Can't wait for november when I can start collecting signatures for his recall.
    Kitkat61277

    Answer by Kitkat61277 at 3:46 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

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