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And what did I just say?

July 23, 2008

Ok… so I didn’t ‘just’ say it, I said it more like a month ago. Still…

As a refresher, a link to the post I’m talking about:

Gas taxes will be going up.

Peters expressed concern that the cutbacks have resulted in the collection of fewer taxes on gasoline.

And what article did I come across today?

Congress considers raising pump tax to help repair crumbling highways

The political vision of a summer gas tax holiday died a quick death in Congress, losing to a view that federal excise taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel will have to go up if they go anywhere.

lawmakers quietly are talking about raising fuel taxes by a dime from the current 18.4 cents a gallon on gasoline and 24.3 cents on diesel fuel.

10 cents per gallon more to 28.4 cents. Thats over a 50% increase.

Is it any wonder the approval rating of this congress is in the single digits?

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