Sunday, December 05, 2004

Blue State Blues

Our fiscally responsible, pro-tax cut government is considering scrapping the federal deduction for state and local taxes.

Guess who would get hit hardest? The blue states, specifically New York and California. The real kicker is that California already pays more than $58 billion dollars into the federal government than it takes out. Ugh. Is this just an unlucky coincidence...

"Let me put it like this: It certainly isn't something that's a discouragement," said one prominent conservative. "Yes, we talked about this. The fact that it hits blue states is not something that's been missed among Republicans."

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