Some Republicans move away from no-tax pledge

Nov 23, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: News 4 Jax

Just ask Sen. Saxby Chambliss, a veteran Georgia Republican who this week turned his back on the Taxpayer Protection Pledge he signed years ago as a rite of passage in right-wing politics.

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Lance Winslow

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Nov 23, 2012
 
Dang! The durn kool-aid ran dry.
Crayz ox3thongy

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Nov 23, 2012
 
Lance Winslow wrote:
Dang! The durn kool-aid ran dry.
LW! must see 2Believe i just found in here:)

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Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

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Nov 24, 2012
 

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Imagine that. They will choose to uphold the US Constitution rather than pledge allegiance to Grover Norquist, as traitors.
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Nov 24, 2012
 
just another guy wrote:
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Where are higher taxes mentioned in the Constitution?
The US Constitution gives Congress many roles, including providing a checks and balance system for the President, the power to lay and collect Taxes and Duties, and also to borrow money on the credit of the United States. Congress also has the power to regulate to value of money, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures. Why would the Congress pledge to not perform its Constitutional power to raise taxes??????
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Nov 24, 2012
 
Makes sense wrote:
Imagine that. They will choose to uphold the US Constitution rather than pledge allegiance to Grover Norquist, as traitors.
Where are lower taxes mentioned and why were Constitutionally cited excise taxes eliminated?

Congress should not act to limit its own powers granted by the Constitution.

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