Yesterday, State Rep. Harold Wright (R-Weatherford), the number two Republican in the State House, announced that he was filing a bill to call a state question that would amend the Constitution to lower the legislative revenue-raising threshold from 75…
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This column is from Alberto Soto, a Republican small businessman from Tahlequah:
“If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.”
― Albert Einstein
“The people” want more money for education, for health care, for social services but they want someone else to pay for those increases. How did we as a country get to the point where it is okay to pass the burden of our wants onto others like the oil industry, business, corporations and rich people? How is this fair? How is this not just evil greed on the part of those who want it all but wish to pay for none of it?
How can I say this when the rich keep getting richer and as liberal democrats like Mr. Inman (who is running for governor) insist that it is the rich who are getting rich off the backs of the poor and middle class.
File this in the “You Can’t Make This Up” category.
To date, House and Senate Republicans have refused to raise the GPT on oil and gas companies or restore the income tax cuts for the wealthiest of our citizens . . . We will not sit by quietly as the folks in charge shift the tax burden from their wealthy contributors through income tax cuts, gross production tax cuts, and corporate tax credits on to the backs of middle-class families.
or as Nick Singer says, from a post that Scott reposted on his personal page says,
Shared on facebook February 19, 2017 over 10.5k views at time of posting (about 5 mins in length)
Statist politicians are too easily convinced of their own brilliance when it comes to “managing the economy”. They don’t seem to realize that the economy is us. The economy is made up of people, and those who would try to manage the economy through government force will always do so by trying to control people. #MakeMarketsFreeAgain
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THIS IS EVERYTHING GOV FALLIN WANTS TO ADD A TAX TO STARTING JULY 1,2017:Source: Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services
Proposed service taxes via Scribd – NewsOK
Shown is a list of services Gov. Mary Fallin is proposing to tax and the amount of money each would generate for the state, cities and counties.
Over the past few days Oklahomans have been rightly alarmed by the late session, last minute tax increase attempts. This includes a tax increase proposal from House leaders to create a new tax on “services”. Oklahoma law has historically held services harmless from direct taxation. Those who provide services must already pay income tax on their earnings. The politicians are now suggesting th…
Oklahoma Vapors phone calls, emails needed today to stop HB 2904! Continue reading →
You may have seen a recent commercial featuring the Google Chrome web browser. The commercial shows a progression of steps demonstrating how a small bakery has leveraged its web presence to obtain a large number of online orders.
This is a perfect exa…
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March 27, 2018
Senator Tom Coburn to headline announcement of OKLAHOMA TAXPAYERS UNITE! STATE CAPITOL BUILDING PRESS ROOM PRESS CONFERENCE 1 pm, Wednesday March 28, 2018 Fiscal hawk and Taxpayers’ friend, Senator Tom Coburn, will announce … Continue reading →
Representative John Bennet’s office released the summary below of the $533 million tax increase passed last night by the House. HB 1010xx will likely pass the Senate and would be signed by the Governor. This will be the largest tax … Continue reading →
With no warning and under the cover of overwhelming bills and no posted floor agenda, The Leadership pushed a measure to recall the constitutional amendment that the voters worked so hard to put in place when we last had a runaway legislature passing massive new taxes. The vast majority of House Democrats voted with a conservative Republican minority who held faithful to the OKGOP Platform principles regarding taxation. Grassroots Republican Groups are already…
Read the full article at Oklahoma’s Political News service, www.SoonerPolitics.org .