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Attention Libs: The Tax Pledge really isn’t complicated

It always amazes me to see how badly the Left doesn’t understand the plain, simple language of the Taxpayer Protection Pledge.

It does not, as they would have the public believe, say “No new taxes.”  That was the “Read my lips” promise offered up by former President George H.W. Bush.

No, the Taxpayer Protection Pledge sponsored by Americans for Tax Reform is a promise to the citizens of a state that the legislator will “oppose and vote against any and all efforts to increase taxes.”

That does NOT mean efforts at tax reform which are “revenue neutral” – meaning no net increase in tax revenue to the government.

So, for example, if you want to eliminate the state’s modified business tax by taxing, say, labor unions, that would NOT be a violation of the Tax Pledge as long as the revenue brought in from the Union Tax wasn’t more than the revenue being brought in by the modified business tax.

What part of this don’t you libs understand?

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