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California Lawmakers Look to Pillage Population with Taxes on Tires, Water, and MORE

Californians may soon face not only a tax on soda, but also WATER.

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At one point in our history, very early on, Americans used to find themselves wholly incensed at the idea of higher taxes.

In fact, it’s what drove We The People, at the time a bunch of libertarian farmers, to defeat the single greatest fighting force in the world after throwing a bunch of their tea into the harbor in Boston.  We put our foot down and said that the British government would no longer be allowed to funnel our hard earned money back to the UK in order to keep the monarchy plump and comfortable.

Somewhere along the way, we seem to have become jaded about taxes and the things that they are used for in government.

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The people of California know this all too well, thanks to the state legislature’s undeniable fondness for taxing just about anything they can get away with.

Now it seems as though there is no end in sight, with a bevy of new tax proposal floating around The Golden State, including a tax on water.

The proposal, which if enacted would levy a fee of between 95 cents and $10 a month on residents’ water bills depending on meter readings, has divided members of Newsom’s own party. Tax and fee increases require support from two-thirds of lawmakers and, despite Democrats holding roughly 75 percent of the legislative seats in the state, some representatives from moderate and agricultural strongholds balk at the water tax idea.

And everyone knows that you can’t make tea without water…

Other proposed pillaging includes taxes on things such as tires, soda, and guns; the latter being seen as a possible deterrent to ownership by precocious progressives.

The bill, which was sponsored by Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine, would implement “an excise tax on the sales of handguns and semiautomatic rifles” and then hand over the resulting revenue to the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program (CalVIP).

“California needs to bolster violence prevention initiatives so that they are commensurate with our state’s tough gun laws and as effective as violence prevention programs of other states,” Levine said in a statement earlier this month.

There are certainly plenty of harbors and bays off the coast of California, should Americans need a place to expel a little frustration with their over-taxing government.

 

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Resistance Agitators Deface Trump Hollywood Star with Profane Putin Parable

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The “resistance” to President Trump is nothing more than a symptom of a sick society, and none of us are completely innocent. We’ve fallen victim to the mainstream media’s “infotainment” whims for so long that we no longer resemble the nation were were built to be.  Instead of free thinkers, focusing on liberty and pursuit of happiness, we’ve shuffled ourselves into tiny little boxes marked “red” and “blue”, or “democrat” and “republican”. And I get it, it’s exhilarating to argue on the internet with one another and gain those bits of validation from our peers, but we are producing a much larger problem than the hurt feelings on Facebook.  We are falling victim to the sensationalism of the mainstream publishers because, now, thanks to social media, we are all publishers. It is this false dichotomy that created the “resistance” to President Trump, and it’s the “resistance” who are dragging our national state of mind back into the early 1860’s, as evidenced by the latest defacing of President Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Star. We must warn you, the language ahead is profane. President Trump’s Walk of Fame star got a fresh coat of paint, but he ain’t gonna be thrilled about it … because it was spray paint and it spelled out … “Putin’s Bitch.” Trump’s star was attacked again early Wednesday morning, and TMZ has the footage of the vandals in the act. Around 3:40 AM … one guy — who appears to have blonde hair — sprayed a coat of black paint over the star. Then, in white paint, he added his coup de grace. There was another man with the vandal … shooting photos and/or video. The graffiti is alluding to a widely held conspiracy theory among opponents of the President that the Oval Office has somehow been compromised…

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President Trump Contradicts Mueller Report on Key Democratic Concern

The President is claiming that Don McGhan’s sworn testimony in the Mueller report is a lie.

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