“I think Congress should extend all of the Bush tax cuts, not just certain ones. And they certainly should not use a tax cut bill as an excuse to create over $32 billion in long-term tax increases. After accounting for the taxes the bill actually cuts, it still raises taxes by over $1 billion. Only liberals could come up with a tax cut bill that actually raises taxes,” said Billy.
He continued, “These liberals just don’t understand. Government spending is not going to get us out of this economic mess. Spending just aggravates these problems by taking money away from those who have the real power to strengthen our economy, the hard-working people and small businesses who are being forced to fund these irresponsible liberal measures rather than use their own money to stimulate the economy. Free market principles and real tax relief are going to get us out of this mess, not clumsy government action.”
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Billy Long: Only liberals could come up with a tax bill that actually raises taxes
Seventh District Congressional candidate Billy Long is not impressed with the House vote to extend some of the Bush tax cuts. Long issued the following statement: