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Old 03-28-2013, 04:11 PM
 
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The O’Malley Administration’s top ten assertions this year about state finances, jobs and taxes contained 19 false or misleading statements according to Change Maryland. The grassroots citizen organization utilized federal government sources and other non-partisan information in making this determination.
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Listed below are Martin O’Malley’s Top 10 false and misleading assertions followed by Change Maryland’s clarifications and corrections.
Martin O’Malley Fact Check: Top 10 False Assertions

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/201...ax-tax-package

Basically, he's a tax raising, liar of epic proportions who will never (repeat, NEVER) see the Oval Office.
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:41 PM
 
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I mean, duh? Only the ignorant can't see what they've elected.
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Old 03-29-2013, 01:44 AM
 
Location: The Heart of Dixie
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Maryland's voters are the STUPIDIST in the nation. And have their priorities all messed up. I have a feeling that a lot of people didn't like the Democrats' tax raising crusade, but voted for them as a trade off in order to support gay marriage and to promote abortion and illegal immigration. Many members of Maryland's liberal elite voted against their economic self interest in order to defend abortion and gay marriage and to support illegal immigration. Yes we are as radical left as to actually approve the illegal alien Dream Act by popular vote. Its a shame gay marriage had to become an issue. I met gay people here who shared with me their hatred for taxes and illegal immigrants, and who testified together with me in Annapolis against O'Malley's crusade against American values and our God ordained 2nd amendment rights to self defense and to own weapons.

If someone ACTUALLY SUPPORTS teh gas tax increase, the income tax increase, the alcohol tax increase or the toll hikes they are either from Montgomery County (which benefits from being subsidized by rural Maryland especially with the gas tax and mass transit) or they belong in the nuthouse. Personally I will never vote for someone who will increase my taxes. That is just simple common sense. Yes other issues like abortion and illegal immigration do matter a lot to me but in general I tend to vote against anyone who supports tax increases. Maryland is probably the only state where the Democrats can raise this many taxes and still win elections. Even liberal New Jersey has a conservative governor now. Even liberal California and liberal Massachusetts had Republican governors. Too bad in California Arnold hasn't been able to lower that many taxes their sales tax is still ridiculous as is their gas tax.
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Old 03-29-2013, 06:21 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Martin O’Malley Fact Check: Top 10 False Assertions

Gov. Martin O'Malley builds on tax-raising legacy - Baltimore Sun

Basically, he's a tax raising, liar of epic proportions who will never (repeat, NEVER) see the Oval Office.
Change Maryland link is worth saving for when he runs for President.
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Old 03-29-2013, 08:25 AM
 
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I propose that for a few years we go back to the 1950s rates where the top tax tier was 90%. That will wean the die hards off their tax phobia. Just as the next man I prefer to keep as much of my taxes as possible but I recognize that the government needs money to keep the state chugging along. The government is not some alien entity that is just trying to squeeze us. We take for granted the benefits we enjoy from this co-operative that we pay our taxes to.
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:22 AM
 
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I propose that for a few years we go back to the 1950s rates where the top tax tier was 90%. That will wean the die hards off their tax phobia. Just as the next man I prefer to keep as much of my taxes as possible but I recognize that the government needs money to keep the state chugging along. The government is not some alien entity that is just trying to squeeze us. We take for granted the benefits we enjoy from this co-operative that we pay our taxes to.
So, basically, you're a Martin O'Malley apologist.

Got it.
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Old 03-29-2013, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Fort Washington, MD
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We take for granted the benefits we enjoy from this co-operative that we pay our taxes to.
What benefits do I enjoy in return for my exorbitant taxes that I pay while living in Prince Georges (an O'Malley support base)? An overly congested 210 highway? Residential roads that have pot holes larger than my cooking pots? A sub-par education system that is a joke of the nation? Lack of intelligent city planners in constructing meaningful commerce within 5 miles of my house despite it being smack dab in the so-called 'middle-class' suburbs? Lack of meaningful companies to reduce the tax burden and increase the value of the area? A disproportionately small government physical presence compared to the numbers of government employees that live in my region? Oh, right. I'll have a casino nearby and useless avant garde shops to waste my money on (in reference to National Harbor).

Screw Maryland. Screw O'Malley.
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Old 03-29-2013, 12:13 PM
 
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The next election can't come close enough...
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Old 03-29-2013, 01:57 PM
 
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@molukai PG County.. Okay, you get a free rant pass.
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Old 03-29-2013, 02:28 PM
 
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@molukai PG County.. Okay, you get a free rant pass.
This is the problem with liberals. Someone makes a logical argument for why higher taxes in Maryland does not automatically translate into benefits for all Marylanders (as you asserted in your previous post) and you turn around and call it a rant?

Do you understand why no one takes you seriously?
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