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Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Star-Ledger Highlights Democrat's Hypocrisy On Income Tax

It looks like the Star-Ledger has finally figured out that high federal income taxes favored by Jon Corzine and the other New Jersey Democrats disproportionately hurt New Jersey taxpayers.

The paper also managed to point out the hypocrisy of Assemblyman Reed Gusciora for blaming New Jersey’s 57¢ return on tax dollars on President Bush, rather the Democrat controlled New Jersey congressional delegation.

Assemblyman Reed Gusciora, D-Princeton Borough, criticized President Bush for the 57 cents New Jersey gets back for every $1 it pays in federal tax money. That ranks the state last in the nation, but states with higher per capita incomes pay more in federal taxes because the income tax is progressive.

Gusciora didn't blame the state's Democrat-dominated congressional delegation, most notably senior Sen. Jon Corzine, the Democratic nominee for governor. Gusciora also forgot to lambaste President Clinton. The state's federal return ranked at the bottom during his administration, too.


At 9:55 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jon Corzine was seated next to little Tommy Meadowlands on a plane ride to Washington D.C. when Jon turned to the boy and said, "Let's talk, I've heard that flights go quicker if you strike up a conversation with your fellow passengers.

Little Tommy, who had just opened his book, closed it slowly, and said to Jon, "What would you like to discuss?"

Oh, I don't know" said Jon, as he fanned himself with 100 dollar bills in the close atmosphere of the plane, "How about New Jersey politics and the state of the New Jersey economy? Should we raise taxes and allow pay-to-play?

"OK" said Little Tommy, "They could be interesting topics but let me ask you a question first. A horse, a cow and a deer all eat grass. The same stuff. Yet a deer excretes little pellets, while a cow turns out flat pattys, and a horse excretes clumps of dried grass. Why do you think that is?"

"Jeez" said Jon, "I have no idea."

"Well then" said Little Tommy, How is it you feel qualified to discuss what should be done in New Jersey when you don't know shit?

At 10:29 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
Mark Twain

At 12:21 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire PR officers."
Daniel J. Boorstin.

At 12:48 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

An excerpt from Jon Corzine's 101 Economics Course: Lession #4...

A truck driver moved to Texas and bought a donkey from an old farmer for $100.
The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day. The next day the farmer drove up and said: "Sorry, but I have some bad news. The donkey died."
"Well, then, just give me my money back."
"Can't do that. I went and spent it already."
"OK, then. Just unload the donkey."
"What ya gonna do with him?"
"I'm going to raffle him off."
"You can't raffle off a dead donkey!"
"Sure I can. Watch me. I just won't tell anybody he's dead."
A month later the farmer met up with the truck driver and asked:
"What happened with that dead donkey?"
"I raffled him off. I sold 200 tickets at two dollars apiece and I made a profit of $898."
"Didn't anyone complain?"
"Sure, but just the guy who won. So I gave him back his two dollars."

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