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Minnesota Republicans refused their government except for essential services as -- closed.
-- -- Callahan has -- fortunes that changed the rise of the liberal rich and the remaking of America and co-founder of the think tank demos so good to be exact.
So what do you make of the story.
Well I think marked gains doing the right thing -- trying to tax -- rich people to close the deficit.
I should note Mark Dayton is himself -- wealthy Manson he's talking about that taxing himself.
In other lockbox but those state revenues is -- that money could put a lot -- updates on the deficit is it.
So it's -- anywhere now he's trying to use he's trying to raise that money to close the gap I mean.
He is already agreed but -- -- sure it's gonna be set -- to close the -- because clearly that hasn't been happening in Minnesota for -- well now that's what -- that's what this deal is all about communities to find.
A combination of spending cuts and revenue to close that.
Five billion dollar -- Alright let me let me does it tell you this or what happened -- -- -- -- in 08 Maryland passed a millionaire's tax guess what a third of the millionaires left and Ireland is still on the ropes.
Lost a lot of people when they didn't pass a flat tax they look a lot of people to Rhode Island and New Hampshire -- willing to cut taxes -- -- to say I think American people and small businesses they want to pay attack that there.
They they want actually pay taxes that -- some wanna pay when you have a reckless government who doesn't know what it's -- Turns out that the tax system in Minnesota is not -- -- become less fair over years over recent years working class families now pay a higher tax rate.
State and local tax combined than those top -- -- so what Mark Dayton is doing is trying to create the fair tax system that you suggest and that's the rich -- to reach.
Another they're paying higher taxes because they can't get -- by the way into the federal income tax code you know the other poor don't have to pay any federal income taxes whatsoever so you talking to state and -- -- everything I'm talking about that the burden.
State and local taxes on Minnesota and I'm not so sure about -- and it is becoming the system has become more progressive which -- happen in a lot of places so now.
Minnesota has -- good budget debt and deficit left by Tim Pawlenty by the way.
And they want to close it Republicans want to close it not bite.
Any kinds of sacrifices on their own but just by slashing services to the poorest and most needy people in the state.
So that is not there are that is not -- and they have to make everybody happy to -- soccer -- -- -- we want to share soccer or they'll I'm with you we wanna take care of the poor.
You wanna take -- senior citizens you'll also want a government that knows what it's doing doesn't as a pack with people have no more sense -- a flock to these -- government that that when they see the light at the end of the -- they don't add more tunnel and I think people in Minnesota are sick and tired evident here -- -- -- -- government -- they didn't balance the budget and people are tired of getting hit with more taxes when -- government -- across support in wanna hit that first -- hitting the taxpayer and probably the -- -- -- -- -- the Minnesota.
Think of the history Minnesota has been a high tax state for the last forty years it's also.
Generally led the country in job growth GDP per capita income this is a high tax high investment state.
The system has been working and what -- doing is is that kind of continuation of what Minnesota's have been used to they're used to paying higher taxes they get a lot in return for that they get a strong investment in education against the investment in infrastructure they get the job creation the system.
Works and also the only way that we're gonna get out of these budget problems is if everybody should everybody slaves from their secret -- the Democrats are willing slay some of their sacred cows.
Republicans and got -- going to.
You know don't worry that there is no lock box of their money tax money goes into where just sits there and goes through the deficit that they didn't often the lockbox sits next the pork barrel these guys dip into that whoever pet projects they want like building monuments to -- I have vanity projects with names with buildings with their names on the whatever it is what I mean.
What I'm saying is Americans don't trust the government any more and I -- trust the government people out there why -- gonna they want to pay their fair share taxes.
But when they see such recklessness.
And -- -- going on in the state of Minnesota they're saying wait a second look women how -- you know that this small business guys won't leave the state.
-- -- -- -- -- Left key buying an apartment in New York City her house in California that's for the taxes -- highest.
That's -- in the no kidding and that's.
That's I don't.
-- rich like O and -- you know what and that's where most of the rich people are leaving there's of people leaving at a California New York but we got to leave it there David -- -- good to be at its and I have a happy fourth --
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