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Tag: Sander Levin
By JGillman, Section News
It has to happen.
When the squishy policies of entitlement theory fall from the vine under their own weight, sour grapes soon turn to whine:
"Rep. Levin Asks I.R.S. To Look Into Mackinac Center
A brick of the finest aged Taleggio to match for the kid that senator Carl used to hide under the stairs.
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The pressure is on, and the expected deadlock in congress between insane progressives and insane progressive wannabes has them slapping each other with their neckties.
Dave Camp as part of the Super Committee was set up to fail, and he should have known it. The debt ceiling being allowed to raise only a part of his problem, the honorable Mr. Camp must face down the bullies in the room as an after effect. Sander Levin and Dave Camp had a peanut butter on my chocolate moment recently.
Camp's point drew the ire of the usually mild-mannered Levin. He grabbed the microphone in front of him and turned to his colleague.
Then they kissed and made up.
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If you have a family farm and land capable of making food to sell, it probably occupies enough space and has value worth more than $3,500,000. It may not seem like it, but that is not hard to reach even with property values where they are.
Michigan farm families, short of some performing some creative family planning, barely escaped an amendment tonight that would have required the sale of the stead for payment of taxes when a principle owner dies.
The Pomeroy amendment proposed by Sander Levin FAILED with bipartisan support tonight. It would have made a 45% tax rate for estates over 3.5 million. This amendment was to be added to the Senate passed bill negotiated by the president. It failed to pass with a vote of 233-194.
It ALMOST passed as a voice addition.
FYI.. Not a single Republican voted for it.
How can the Democrats claim to represent the middle class when they would creat such a tax that takes from ALREADY TAXED value and keeps middle class families from being able to pass to their heirs.
Update [2010-12-16 23:59:57 by JGillman]: the tax bill HR 4853 passed at Midnight meaning 2 more years of same tax rates. Not perfect, but ...
Vote tally at the end 277 yea 148 nay
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By JGillman, Section News
~ Reposted from MTTM ~
I will let the reader look up the origin of the term, but the meaning is clear. Michigan has been betrayed by these "representatives."
Allow me to begin by presenting Michigan's "esteemed" US Senators.
First we have the "you can't replace me, cause Michigan will lose all that seniority" Carl (the Marx) Levin. Serving in the US Senate Has been Tough on Carl. His net worth? Carl Levin's net worth was between $1,396,019 and $3,091,000 in 2007, according to Levin's mandated financial disclosure statements. Carl has done well for himself and has graciously accepted any PAC money that comes along to pad his overly abundant war chest. Carl is a "rank and File Democrat, who voted for Bailouts, Health Care, and Carbon initiatives that have cost this state its manufacturing base.
Next, we have Debbie (I can feel global warming when I fly) Stabenow, who has the hand of leftist interest so far up her backside, you can see a ring finger when she opens her mouth to speak. Even the cookie monster's puppetry is more subtle. The cookie monster is also smarter. Stabenow's net worth was between $-50,000 and $-15,001 in 2007, according to Stabenow's mandated financial disclosure statements. Nuff said.
But hey, I get only two Senators to pick on. Thank you, God. The remainder of Michigan woes owes a great deal to the following Representatives.
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Marxist congressman, John Conyers (MI-14), has lost his Michigan Driver's license because the check he wrote for the renewal fee, bounced.
From The Hill dot com:
In addition to Conyers, 11 out of 30 candidates for Congress had marks on their driving record that included 19 speeding tickets, four citations and three suspensions.
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