10 Years Later

The 'temporary' tax hike is still with us.

It didn’t go away.

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the signing of Jennifer Granholm’s income tax hike in October 2007.  Liars lie, and we have had our share over the years. On whether a particular democrat would sign on to such a drastic measure as reducing the net income of every single Michiganian?

Which is why it may have been encouraging for job makers and Michigan families when Bieda got the nod. After all, just last fall while campaigning for reelection he told the Detroit News that he was not out to raise taxes on Michigan businesses.

Q: There’s growing talk in Lansing about placing a sales tax on services that are now exempt. Would you support that approach?

A: Generally speaking, I think a tax on services, with perhaps some very limited exceptions, is something that I do not support.

One of a majority signing on to the temporary tax.

It was temporary. It was supposed to be rolled back.  Given GOP has had control of all branches of the state since 2010, and how we have been sold a bill of goods on the (NEW) gas tax, who is it that really needs a kick in the ‘ass?’

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  4 comments for “10 Years Later

  1. KG One
    October 3, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    Even in retrospect, I don't see why this was much of a surprise.

    Raising taxes come as naturally to a democrat as breathing.

    Although to be fair here, an equal amount of blame should go to then-Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop who even allowed this to come on the floor for a vote.

    If he had stuck to his stated principles, he should've taken these bills, crumpled them up and tossed them into the trash where they belonged.

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    • Corinthian Scales
      October 4, 2017 at 1:56 pm

      But, but, but.... "Without a budget deal in place, 35,000 of the state's roughly 53,000 workers would have been barred from going to work Monday morning and all state services except those needed to protect health and safety would've halted."


      Avoided a Government Shutdown™ - the Democrats and Cucks goto card.

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  2. Corinthian Scales
    October 4, 2017 at 1:49 pm

    Everything old is new again: https://rightmi.com/hearts-in-the-right-place-but/#comment-69

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