Remember that scene where the government officials want to ram through a tax increase and then respond to those opposed to paying more by yelling, “That’s our money.” As in, the government is entitled to all the tax money they want and the people better shut up and get used to it. This is stuff happens in real life.
you live in California, have a job and pay taxes Governor Jerry Brown
would like you to know that you’re a freeloader and he’s tired of your
In a speech in Orange County last week Brown
responded to criticism over a new $52 billion tax hike that was hastily
rammed through Sacramento by the Democrat supermajority over the
objections of taxpayers across the state.
Democrat Senator Josh Newman narrowly defeated Republican Ling Ling
Chang in November to give the Democrats the crucial two-thirds majority
needed to approve tax legislation in the state of California. After the
vote a recall effort was immediately set in motion against Newman.
new taxes include a 12 cent increase in the gas tax (which is already
one of the highest in the nation) and an increase in car registration
fees averaging $50 per car owner. Some will see their annual
registration increase by as much as $180.
In response to the
outrage of taxpayers who were blindsided by the massive increase and
those supporting the recall of Newman, Brown took a less than
“The freeloaders — I’ve had enough of them,”
Brown said, adding that the approved tax and fee hikes bring those
charges to the level they were 30 years ago if adjusted for inflation.
“They have a president that doesn’t tell the truth and they’re following
Newman will have campaign resources to prevail in a recall should the measure qualify for the ballot, Brown said. “He’ll have whatever he needs,” he said.