Why would anyone stay in Massachusetts who can leave?

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Why would anyone stay in Massachusetts who can leave?

Scare­crow: What hap­pened?
Cow­ardly Lion: Some­body pulled my tail.
Scare­crow: You did it yourself.

The Wiz­ard of Oz 1939

Via Right Wing Granny Mass­a­chu­setts con­tin­ues to jump the Shark of Lib­er­al­ism:

Right now, a com­mit­tee con­sist­ing of 3 House and 3 Sen­ate mem­bers are meet­ing to nego­ti­ate the dif­fer­ences between the two tax bills. It is not a mat­ter if the gas tax is increas­ing it is a mat­ter of how much and how often.

What do I mean?

If the tax pack­age is signed into law the gas tax will be for­ever linked to infla­tion. It is the gas tax increase “to infin­ity and beyond.” In other words, there will be an auto­matic gas tax increase every year. And the leg­is­la­ture never has to vote to raise it again. How con­ve­nient. But for the rest of us, it means tax­a­tion with­out representation.

Because NOTH­ING says a state is open for busi­ness than a tax indexed to infla­tion auto­mat­i­cally raised year after year. As the Right Wing Granny put it:

If the bill being dis­cussed is passed, the State of Mass­a­chu­setts can auto­mat­i­cally raise gaso­line taxes with­out a vote by the leg­is­la­ture. There­fore, no one has to go on the record and be held account­able for the tax increase. This is a lib­eral lawmaker’s dream and a taxpayer’s nightmare.

If I’m Gov Rick Perry of Texas I’d be run­ning ads on every TV & Radio sta­tion in the state sug­gest­ing they re-​locate to Texas and I’d be send­ing a thank you note to every sin­gle mem­ber of the state’s house and sen­ate del­e­ga­tion who votes for this bill.

Con­sid­er­ing our will­ing­ness as a state to keep elect­ing these idiots I don’t see how we moti­vate them to stop.

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While it might be eas­ier to just leave Mass­a­chu­setts as I advise my newly grad­u­ated magna cum laude busi­ness major son to do. Some­body has to stay here to fight the fight.

Being able to stay and fight­ing means being able to pay the mort­gage and that were the $305 a week goal and you come in.

If you’d like to help me fight that fight by ensur­ing I can make my newly increased mort­gage bill con­sider hit­ting DaTip­Jar below to make this weeks paycheck.

Scarecrow: What happened?
Cowardly Lion: Somebody pulled my tail.
Scarecrow: You did it yourself.

The Wizard of Oz 1939

Via Right Wing Granny Massachusetts continues to jump the Shark of Liberalism:

Right now, a committee consisting of 3 House and 3 Senate members are meeting to negotiate the differences between the two tax bills. It is not a matter if the gas tax is increasing it is a matter of how much and how often.

What do I mean?

If the tax package is signed into law the gas tax will be forever linked to inflation. It is the gas tax increase “to infinity and beyond.” In other words, there will be an automatic gas tax increase every year. And the legislature never has to vote to raise it again. How convenient. But for the rest of us, it means taxation without representation.

Because NOTHING says a state is open for business than a tax indexed to inflation automatically raised year after year. As the Right Wing Granny put it:

If the bill being discussed is passed, the State of Massachusetts can automatically raise gasoline taxes without a vote by the legislature. Therefore, no one has to go on the record and be held accountable for the tax increase. This is a liberal lawmaker’s dream and a taxpayer’s nightmare.

If I’m Gov Rick Perry of Texas I’d be running ads on every TV & Radio station in the state suggesting they re-locate to Texas and I’d be sending a thank you note to every single member of the state’s house and senate delegation who votes for this bill.

Considering our willingness as a state to keep electing these idiots I don’t see how we motivate them to stop.

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While it might be easier to just leave Massachusetts as I advise my newly graduated magna cum laude business major son to do. Somebody has to stay here to fight the fight.

Being able to stay and fighting means being able to pay the mortgage and that were the $305 a week goal and you come in.

If you’d like to help me fight that fight by ensuring I can make my newly increased mortgage bill consider hitting DaTipJar below to make this weeks paycheck.