1 Down, 269 To Go (Norquist Tax Pledge)

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by rdowns, May 16, 2012.

  1. rdowns macrumors Penryn


    Jul 11, 2003
    One can only hope some sanity can be restored to our elected "leaders".

  2. citizenzen macrumors 65816

    Mar 22, 2010
    I'll agree to a "simpler, fairer tax code" so long as it doesn't burden the poor and reduce even further the small amount of wealth they possess.
  3. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

    Thomas Veil

    Feb 14, 2004
    OBJECTIVE reality
    Bravo to Mr. Fortenberry, although I'm sure he realizes he's just jeopardized his chances for re-election...especially in Nebraska.

    Problem is, that's what most conservatives mean when they ask for a fairer, simpler tax code; they mean a way to shift more of the burden to the non-wealthy.
  4. citizenzen macrumors 65816

    Mar 22, 2010
    Oh, I understand the code.

    I find it curious that the politician is being portrayed as some kind of maverick, when that has been the standard conservative line for years.

    He said no to Norquist.

    Watch out. We got a badass over here. :rolleyes:

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