The governor went up Washington way to ask for passage of a bill allowing sales tax collection on Internet purchases.
Lower Taxes Through Less Government
Less services, less infrastructure, less protection, less quality of life, less safe products on the market, Less education, less business opportunities, more crime, more poverty, more unemployment, more potholes and unsafe bridges, more death and disease, more wealth for the already wealthy, more untrained workers, more pollution, more terrorism, more chance of an armed conflict on OUR shores from a foreign power,.........................But you will have a little more change in your pockets!
Excellent reality Check.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is probably figuring that he needs another way for low to middle income Tennessean families to pay for cutting and/or eliminating both the Tennessee Inhertiance Tax and the Tennessee Hall Tax on investment income...someone ought to call Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey's Tennessee Red Ape hotline and report the governor!
But EG, don't you know that all that extra money that the rich folks get will all trickle down to us common folks? After all, the middle class sure made lots of money during W's reign.
Just point out how that the Tennessee Republican Party is hell-bent on cutting or eliminating taxes paid by the wealthiest Tennesseans (i.e.: the Tennessee Inheritance Tax, the Tennessee Hall Tax on investment income, the Greenbelt Property Tax exemption, etc.) all while trying to find new angles to compell lower and middle class Tennesseeans to pay more taxes to the state government...
There is even one politically connected TNGA House candidate from Northeast Tennessee who is advocating that the Tennessee Department of Transportation should be forced to "opt-out" of the federal highway program so that the TNGA could use 18% of the current state gasoline tax revenue collections to pay for the elimination of the Hall Tax on investment income:
Timothy Hill: Opt TDOT Out of Federal Highway Program