Posts Tagged ‘gas taxes’


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Government Gasbag Punishes the Working Poor


Monday December 1st, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:57am PST   •   1 Comment

Gasoline prices are running at their lowest level in years, a great boost for embattled consumers with the holiday season approaching. Unfortunately, the ruling class isn’t about to let that continue. The ruling class operates on the superstition that the world is getting hotter, that this is entirely due to human activity, and that…
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Cap and Raid


Wednesday August 13th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 6:27am PDT   •   0 Comments

The ruling class likes to portray its predations as targeting the rich, the one percent, and those at the top. In reality, the Pillage People target everybody, particularly working people. For example, in January, government regulations will cause California’s already high gasoline prices to jump 13 to 20 cents a gallon. This is the…
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Another Government Snitch Surge


Thursday October 31st, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:30am PDT   •   0 Comments

As we noted last year, the federal National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) wants a “black box” in all new cars and light trucks to track speed, braking, seatbelt use and such before a car makes impact in a crash. The black boxes can’t be disabled and raise alarms that government could easily misuse the…
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Gov$Grab.Con


Wednesday March 27th, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:35am PDT   •   5 Comments

The November election made California the highest-tax state in the nation by raising the top rate of state income tax to 13.3 percent, an increase of 29.13 percent. Sales tax now ranges from 7.5 percent to 10 percent in parts of Los Angeles County. But the same legislators who pledged fiscal restraint now want…
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Obama’s Answer to Higher Gasoline Prices: Raise Taxes


Tuesday April 26th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 6:43pm PDT   •   0 Comments

Gasoline prices have continued to rise now for 35 straight days. Gas pump prices have climbed for 35 straight days even though industry surveys show Americans have started to drive less. The national average rose by a penny to hit $3.87 per gallon on Tuesday, more than a dollar higher than it was last…
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