Minnesota DFLers push for higher taxes for transportation

There are 14 comments on the Mar 21, 2013, startribune.com story titled Minnesota DFLers push for higher taxes for transportation. In it, startribune.com reports that:

After years of riding behind Republicans on transportation, DFLers now in the driver's seat at the Legislature are pushing hefty increases in taxes for transit and highways.

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PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#25 Mar 22, 2013
Even Governor Goofy stated the DFL is pileing on with another tax on the 1% highest earners.

You dumb arse DFLers hear that????

Guess they don't give a phock..

Phocking circus at the Legislature this year, DFL Joke!!!!

Are they that stupid? Can they be that stupid?
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#27 Mar 22, 2013
Poor "pileing" guy,

Private school and you aren't IN anyway related....
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#28 Mar 22, 2013
Higher is better.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#29 Mar 22, 2013
Unless, you prefer being indebted to China ???
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#30 Mar 22, 2013
Jack 'em up DFL..

Higher is better.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#31 Mar 22, 2013
Unless, you prefer being indebted to China, commie boi ???
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#32 Mar 22, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Unless, you prefer being indebted to China, commie boi ???
Umm, this is Minnesota taxes. We have to have a balanced budget constitutionally. How does that equate to anything to do with China? Oh, that is right, it doesn't. Don't go away mad, just go away.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#33 Mar 22, 2013
I see, your state exists in a vacuum.... the vacuum of your mind.... By investing in infrastructure there's more opportunity and less time lost for business ...transportation is infrastructure, sad troll...
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#34 Mar 22, 2013
Higher taxes are good...
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#35 Mar 22, 2013
Higher taxes are good, when they provide infrastructure improvements.
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#36 Mar 22, 2013
#4 highest taxes in the USA!!

Dam Minnesota is good!!

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Former MN Tax Payer

#37 Mar 22, 2013
PHD2 wrote:
Higher taxes are good...
You are right, there is nothing wrong with raising taxes to pay for the necessary services provided by the government as outlined in the State and Federal Constitutions - as long as everyone proportionately shares in the payments.

Two key words above: "necessary" and "proportionately"

One key phrase above: "as outlined in the State and Federal Constitutions"

To this time, neither Gov GoogleyEyes nor the Messiah have come close to meeting those criteria.
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#38 Mar 22, 2013
PHD2 wrote:
#4 highest taxes in the USA!!
Dam Minnesota is good!!
That number was before some of the taxes proposed in the legislature by the DFL representatives this session. We can still make #1.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#39 Mar 22, 2013
looks like some folks hate infrastructure investments, too bad you're broke losers....

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