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Fallin pushes $1.7B sales tax hike  -- Is she really a Republican?

Mary Fallin’s proposed sales tax hike. Can’t read all the newly taxed areas?
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In her State of the State speech on Monday, Governor Mary Fallin unveiled her budget plan for FY2018. One of her proposals to close the budget gap was to dramatically expand Oklahoma sales tax collections to include services, something which has never been done as far as I’ve been able to find.

Mike McCarville of the McCarville Report said “it appears Governor Fallin wants to tax everything that isn’t nailed down,” and pointed out that Fallin is proposing “massive taxation with 164 new levies“.

According to Fallin’s estimates, applying sales tax to services would bring in $1,703,879,742 (that’s 1.7 Billion dollars with a B) to government coffers.

Oklahoma Online Sales Tax Unconstitutional?

Our Oklahoma Governor and State Legislature appear to be in violation of the U.S. Constitution with their action in taxing us with online purchases.

Article I Section. 10 of the U.S. Constitution:
“No State shall, without the Consent of the Congress, lay any Imposts or Duties on Imports or Exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for executing it’s inspection Laws: and the net Produce of all Duties and Imposts, laid by any State on Imports or Exports, shall be for the Use of the Treasury of the United States; and all such Laws shall be subject to the Revision and Control of the Congress….”
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Why the Electoral College?  Because State and Regional Diversity Matters. (updated)

Where you live, your day-to-day experiences gained through interacting with your physical environment, influence your political viewpoint. The Founders realized this. When the Electoral College was born through compromise in 1787, each former-colony-turned-state had a unique history and perspective giving rise to significant political differences between it and its neighbors. The Founders had to resolve […]

Why the Electoral College?  Because State and Regional Diversity Matters.

Where you live, your day-to-day experiences gained through interacting with your physical environment, influence your political viewpoint. The Founders realized this. When the Electoral College was born through compromise in 1787, each former-colony-turned-state had a unique history and perspective giving rise to significant political differences between it and its neighbors. The Founders had to resolve […]

CATO: Oklahoma Ranks 2nd In Freedom

​The message of freedom has been religated to ambiguity by an ever-increasing growth in government. We so often exchange our freedom for a vage promis of security or increased convenience. This is demonstrated by misnamed legislation like “the patriot act” or “affordable care act”/Ben Franklin once wisely said;”Those who would exchange essentialfreedom for temporary security,deserve neither freedom nor security.”The 2016 edi […]

Editorial: The Elusive "Fair Share"

  The Progressives in America have learned to avoid being pinned down to hard numbers and specified limits. They use stump rhetoric, but never go on the record to define what they will be satisfied with.  This is especially true about confiscating personal property of productive citizens. The class warfare specialists on the left will never actually state the goal they are driving toward. the simply spout the tired old i […]

Without A Balanced Budget, USA Becomes Greece Very Soon

To the Greek Socialist, “Why even have a government, if there’s no redistribution of wealth?”But Margaret Thatcher’s prophetic words were never more true than today;”The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.”   The European union seems content to let Greece suffer a while longer in their socialist utopia. The nation is flooded out by debt and has been asking for global bailouts for nearly 7 years.  What se […]

  Senators Jolley & Treat, along with Reps. Sears & Casey; are keeping the details of this super top secret bill off the records of the state capitol. The rumors are swirling and they are extremely troublesome to Oklahoma taxpayers. 
  Media reports claim that the bill (currently a ‘shell bill’) will eventually include a wide range of new taxes, including sales taxes charged on many services.

We wrote about it earlier this week.

Legislature Taxing Emergencies & Double-Taxing Services

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This man’s towing service may soon have to cost Oklahomans a lot more money; making his industry a lot less affordable, in Oklahoma.
This week, the Oklahoma legislature is going to sneak several new taxes into existence. They will add massive new levels to current tax rates. They will make your next crisis cost you so much more.
  Rep Jason Murphey discloses in his latest blog that the House leadership is set to push through a new tax on many services. Things like that roadside tow when you slid off the road; perhaps because you were taking a sick child to see a doctor on an icy day? Oh yeah, the physician’s services may also be taxed.

  All of these service providers already pay hefty income taxes on the business they operate. But the service providers are being singled out for a double tax on their work.

  When your parent’s home air conditioner breaks during the next August heat wave, it may be more expensive to get them life-saving relief. Not because the serviceman is greedy, but because unionized educators want the legislators to find someone else to pay their next massive pay raise.


PictureRep. Jason Murphey insists that the legislature was fully knowledgeable about this budget trainwreak when they rushed through last years budget and went home a week early.

 This will make your crisis even more painful. Accessing relief from a medical crisis or roadside emergency may become beyond the reach of many Oklahomans.

  The legislature has turned about-face in their former strategy to grow our economy and expand prosperity through a lowering of taxes to stay competitive with Texas and Kansas; both of whom eliminated all income taxes and are seeing better days than Oklahoma.

   This will make your crisis even more painful. Accessing relief from a medical crisis or roadside emergency may become beyond the reach of many Oklahomans.

  For more details on the latest plots to raise taxes, read Rep. Jason Murphey’s blog: The Immorality Of New Taxes​.


The Authors of HB3214

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Jolley
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Treat
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Sears
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Casey

The chief architects of the secret new taxes to be revealed

 The legislature has turned about-face in their former strategy to grow our economy and expand prosperity through a lowering of taxes to stay competitive with Texas and Kansas; both of whom eliminated all income taxes and are seeing better days than Oklahoma.

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The HB3214 text, as it appeared May 18th