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Thread: Get Ready, Congress Is Getting Ready to Raise the Fed Gas Tax!

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    Default Get Ready, Congress Is Getting Ready to Raise the Fed Gas Tax!

    http://thehill.com/policy/energy-env...r-gas-tax-hike

    Prices are low today but, it won't stay that way and we know they won't repeal an increase in taxes when the price at the pump goes back up!

    Our current Fed tax on gas is more than enough to cover what it was intended for. Problem is, they rob Peter to pay Paul.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Storts View Post
    Yup, those dirty Repubs and Dems always looking for an opportunity to take the people's money!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Franco View Post
    Yup, those dirty Repubs and Dems always looking for an opportunity to take the people's money!
    It will be interesting to see how the Liberaltarians vote on this.
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    theft by deception. there is no more regressive tax than one placed on a working man's way to get to work!

    we should not allow this to happen!
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    One would think, that if the gas tax is a strait X amount/gallon, as gas prices go down, revenue from that tax should actually increase as people feel financially able to drive more.
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    Their mentality goes something like, "well they were pay X and now the price per gallon is down to Y. So, they won't mind we if we just split the difference with em, in the end they still are paying less per gallon and we are getting more revenue to waste on stupid BS".
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    Lets count the heads ...Republicans ....Democrats ...Libertarians (?)..... Bernie Sanders who want a gas tax hike. There was some noise at the beginning of the week that it was Republican inspired but I can not support it. They will all want it. We had to vote down a mandatory inflation based yearly gas tax hike in MA to force the politicos to vote for it...

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    I do know that the four Libertarian leaning R's(Amash, Brat, Massie & Paul) have tweeted that they will oppose it! Just as they opposed loosening of the Volker rule allowing financial institution to continue with risky investments knowing that tax payers will bail them out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Franco View Post
    http://thehill.com/policy/energy-env...r-gas-tax-hike

    Prices are low today but, it won't stay that way and we know they won't repeal an increase in taxes when the price at the pump goes back up!

    Our current Fed tax on gas is more than enough to cover what it was intended for. Problem is, they rob Peter to pay Paul.
    It's a great opportunity to eliminate Bacon-Davis!
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