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North Carolina Pretty Much Just Selling Poor People For Dog Food Now

Arizona and Texas need to step up their game, because North Carolina is going balls to the wall to be the most batshit crazy state. In the duel categories of “Moneylingus for the Rich” and “Dicking Over the Poors,” North Carolina is about to take a commanding lead. And, in order to get bonus points, they are doing it with minimal time for debate, lest all the little people try to have their so-called “voices” heard. According to ThinkProgress: North Carolina lawmakers rammed through massive tax reforms on Tuesday that would disproportionately benefit higher-income earners, bringing the measure to a vote in the House after approximately 25 minutes of debate. The legislative compromise, which was formally unveiled on Monday, represents some of the biggest most regressive changes to North Carolina’s tax code in eight decades. The Senate will take up the measure on Tuesday afternoon, both chambers will hold final votes Wednesday, and Gov. Pat McCrory (R) is expected to sign it by the end of the week. If you are going bring about the most massive change in a state’s tax code in 80 years, why would you need more than 25 minutes to debate it? Does it benefit the rich to the detriment of the poor? Yes? Nuff said. Find a motorcycle bill to attach it to, and let’s move on, there’s plenty of other people just aching to be screwed.   Read more on North Carolina Pretty Much Just Selling Poor People For Dog Food Now…
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage To Unemployed Shiftless Slobs: Get Off The Couch

Maine Gov. Paul LePage looks like Chris Christie, sounds like Harvey Fierstein, and speaks the words fed him by Grover Norquist, and that is a winning combination if we have ever seen/heard one! He is ready to “starve the beast,” and he has some Tough Talk for all you unemployed Cadillac queens who are sucking the state of Maine dry. Hey, Mainers, stop “picking up the tab” for these losers’ “free lunch”! But is Maine Gov. Paul LePage a compassionate man? Indeed, he is! “I am compassionate and committed to our children, our elderly, and our disabled,” he told the Maine Republican Convention, “but to all able-bodied people out there, get off the couch and get yourself a job!” [WILD APPLAUSE] Maine Gov. Paul LePage, it seems, is running for Vice President! That is so exciting for him! Read more on Maine Gov. Paul LePage To Unemployed Shiftless Slobs: Get Off The Couch…