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A Handy Glossary for Tonight’s Class Warfare State of the Union Speech

By Dan Bongino

Let me preface this piece by saying that if you have convinced yourself that the government, by taking more of our money through higher taxes, will make us all more prosperous, then you need not read any further. I have come to learn that any attempt to persuade the far-left “tax-and-spend” crowd is a fruitless endeavor despite the obvious disconnect between what these people say, and what they do. This piece is directed at ordinary Americans who, as evidenced by the mid-term election results, have lost patience with the “big-government-is-best” crowd.

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Maryland Tobacco Tax Has Unintended Consequences

(Published in the Baltimore Sun, December 16, 2014)

In recent years, Maryland has substantially raised tobacco taxes. Its current rates of $2 for a pack of cigarettes and 15 percent to 70 percent for other tobacco products like cigars are among the highest in the country. The state enjoys a huge …….

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fish1People vs. Government.  HT: Pete Friedlander

It is NOT a tax, or so we were told.

The Obama Administration and Congressional Democrats passed the Affordable Healthcare Act by insisting that it was not a tax.  We now know otherwise:

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Governors’ Report Cards

The Cato Institute released a report grading governors across the country over their recent fiscal policies and how well they’ve tried to rein in taxes and spending. Maryland, with O’Malley  [and Brown] ranked low – better than bottom placed California but WELL behind Pennsylvania, New Jersey and West Virginia.  (Virginia was NOT in the analysis).

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