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Three families lash out
at Gov. Patrick

Boston Herald, by Erin Smith

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/18/2013 10:29:02 AM

In the wake of Gov. Deval Patrick’s budget-crimping plan to hike income tax to 6.25 percent, penny-pinching Bay Staters said yesterday their paychecks can’t stretch any further. The Herald spoke with three struggling taxpayers — a small-business owner in Weymouth, a semi-retired Cambridge grandmother and an Ashland engineer with a kid in college — to illustrate how the hike would hit home: Tami DelGallo said she was so angry when she heard the governor’s State of the Commonwealth address Wednesday night, she flipped off the television. Her message to the governor: “Step in my shoes for a week.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/18/2013 10:34:36 AM     (No. 9124164)

Question for these 3 families..did you vote for a democrat? If so, you deserve what you get. When a democrat says they will tax the rich, keep your hand on YOUR OWN wallet..maybe one day you will figure it out.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/18/2013 10:39:07 AM     (No. 9124172)

Looking at the Electoral map for the 2012, I noticed Mass was an absolute blue, not one speck of red in the whole state.

So, sorry suckers, voting for social utopia comes with a cost.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/18/2013 10:42:18 AM     (No. 9124183)

Just three?!?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: brownshoepogue, 1/18/2013 10:55:47 AM     (No. 9124220)

I happily left the People´s Democratic Socialist Progressive Republic of Masshole-achusetts (PDSPRM) when I joined the mil three decades ago. I only go back to the cesspool to visit the aging parents. Those visits re-enforce the wisdom of that decision I made years ago.
I am so glad I raised my kids away from that corrupt sub-culture of working the "free stuff" system, scamming, substance abuse, and whose daughters aspire to be a baby mama for various dudes who live in their mama´s basement.
Sad, I pity them mostly. But, they got the government and culture they deserve. And besides, someone has to pay the free stuff bill. Stop the whining and just pay your fair share. Karma.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mythman, 1/18/2013 11:01:15 AM     (No. 9124234)

MA, stop whining and suck it up, just like we are here in the Dead Broke Deadbeats´ Blue Republik of Connecticut.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jerseyden, 1/18/2013 11:01:47 AM     (No. 9124238)

Until a law is passed that only those who pay taxes can vote to increase them the states are doomed.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/18/2013 11:29:25 AM     (No. 9124339)

Could we be seeing 3 new Republicians? Did you hear that Gov Moonbeam has declared that California´s budget is balanced? Sure, on my back. Of course the Democrats will be back for more every few months, forever because that´s what they have always done.

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