Sacramento can’t decide whether we’re more like Junior High or High School, however.
Dems vs the Taxpayer Caucus – RUMBLE!
Oh, I do like the slapfights in California politics. Wisconsin is in it to win; we’re in it to flex our muscle, even without the Governator.
The Taxpayer Caucus is the newest clique. Tony Strickland, a State Senator who started the caucus, so probably isn’t biased at all, writes about it in the Ventura County Star.
California’s taxes are some of the highest in the nation. We have the highest sales taxes. Our corporate income tax is the highest west of the Mississippi. Our personal income taxes are the third-highest in the nation.
Sadly, all true. The sales tax, especially, puts a little sad face on me. :(
The governor wants to put tax increases — which would amount to more than $50 billion over five years — to a vote of the people in June. I think the people should be given a choice on taxes, but they should be given all the choices. If the governor wants to put tax increases on the ballot, then he needs to put an equal or higher tax cut on the ballot, as well. This is the only way voters will truly have their voices heard.
Read the Star link further to see who would get the juicy tax cut.
Cartoon Caption: IF CALIFORNIA WAS STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL. Current cool kids (the De