Thursday, January 08, 2015

It's the Republicans' Turn to Increase Taxes

Well, of course.  That's why the country voted (R), right?

...With gasoline prices at lows not seen since 2009, some political observers and business executives say now is the ideal time to raise the 18.4 cent-a-gallon tax on gasoline and the 24.4 cent-a-gallon tax on diesel fuel, which haven’t increased since 1993. The taxes are the main source of revenue for the highway trust fund.

Mr. Inhofe didn’t say he supports raising the gas tax, and he refutes referring to it as such. “It’s not a tax,” Mr. Inhofe said. “It’s a user fee.”...

Inhofe proves himself to be just another artful liar.  "User fee" implies that all gasoline (and diesel) is used for driving on Federal highways. 


Yes, there will be a tax increase.  Yes, the Feds will continue dictating ALL transport-related policies to the States. 

Yes, the Ruling Class is intact. 

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