Monday, June 22, 2009

The State of Confiscation

Can't argue with the logic in the latest column by Colin McNickle of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

If Ed Rendell's "economic development programs" are such a bloody success, as Gov. Bloody Mess keeps chanting, why does he propose a wallet-robbing personal income tax hike that will suck $1.5 billion out of the economy and result in the demise of more than 24,000 jobs? ...

If Gov. B.M. doesn't want to see a wholesale exodus of businesses from Pennsylvania, he'll shelve his proposal to once again interfere in the phaseout of the Capital Stock and Franchise Tax. This kind of behavior once was known as highwaymannery. Now we just call it government. Why should anyone invest in the Keystone State, the State of Confiscation? ...
Read the full column at the newspaper's Web site.

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