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Congress should say no to
Obama´s Christmas tree tax

Washington Examiner, by Mark Tapscott

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Posted By:grace52, 12/6/2013 3:33:34 PM

Whether people say "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays," one thing they shouldn´t have to say about the favorite season of kids everywhere is "Christmas tree tax." But this perennial stinker of an idea from special-interest grinches with connections in the Obama White House is back, this time in the farm bill now before Congress. The proposal is a 15-cent tax to be paid on every freshly-cut Christmas tree sold in America. President Obama, at the urging of the National Christmas Tree Association, first proposed it in 2011.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: skedaddle, 12/6/2013 4:36:58 PM     (No. 9643440)

No problem. Quit cutting Christmas trees and only cut Holiday trees - seriously.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PAdiva, 12/6/2013 4:38:10 PM     (No. 9643442)

What´s next? a government toll booth just outside the property line of every church?


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/6/2013 5:24:30 PM     (No. 9643502)

Is nothing sacred?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rochow, 12/6/2013 5:38:33 PM     (No. 9643519)

Get a fake one and send a small ´real´ branch to the WH! The Marxist might get the message. Next there will be a tax every time you flush the toilette!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Peach1, 12/6/2013 6:02:38 PM     (No. 9643539)

Scrooge you!!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 12/6/2013 8:32:25 PM     (No. 9643674)

Just buy an artificial tree. Then buy pine bowels.

If they try to charge a tree tax on the artificial trees, buy them on line in July and save them.

This potus is a real dip-stick and infinitely more slimy.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: readaholic, 12/7/2013 12:03:14 AM     (No. 9643815)

It´s called "Dhimmitude."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/7/2013 11:14:32 AM     (No. 9644319)

Isn´t this a violation of the vaunted ´Church and State wording ´ that screams and flashes its light in our constitution?

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