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Republican Lawmaker Pushes Tax-Per-Mile To Replace Gas Tax
pjmedia.com ^ | 3/15/2018 | Tom Knighton

Posted on 03/15/2018 12:07:32 PM PDT by rktman

Americans love their cars. The United States has one of the highest car ownership rates per capita in the world. We're a mobile culture and we like it that way. But a tax-per-mile plan being pushed by Republican Rep. Sam Graves of Missouri might have drivers re-thinking those weekend joyrides instead of feeling all the pain at the pump.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; Philosophy; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: dumbassistan; fnidiot; gastax; gopestablishment; graves; nannystate; policestate; rino; surveillancestate; taxpermile
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Rethink those weekend joyrides? How about re-thinking putting this assclown back in office. Just because the local govts mismanage the gas taxes isn't a reason to try to gain control over the traveling public.
1 posted on 03/15/2018 12:07:32 PM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

Where do these asshats come from.


2 posted on 03/15/2018 12:08:26 PM PDT by Mouton (The MSM is a clear and present danger to the republic.)
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To: rktman

You’re going to put a GPS thing in my car and track my every motion?
No.


3 posted on 03/15/2018 12:09:26 PM PDT by struggle
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To: Mouton

This guy needs to be voted off the island and the planet.


4 posted on 03/15/2018 12:09:38 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: rktman

They want to do the same thing in WA. Tax the state drivers per mile but out of state people won’t pay the tax. They’ll get a free ride. Then too the lawmakers say the gas tax will come off. Right.


5 posted on 03/15/2018 12:10:30 PM PDT by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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To: rktman

How about we pay congressmen in oxygen and restrict quantity for each stupid and unconstitutional idea they propose?


6 posted on 03/15/2018 12:10:52 PM PDT by mrmeyer (You can't conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him. Robert Heinlein)
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To: SkyDancer

Soooo, what happens when the in state drivers drive in another state?


7 posted on 03/15/2018 12:11:33 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say)
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Where do these asshats come from.

Samuel Bruce Graves Jr. is the U.S. Representative for Missouri's 6th congressional district, serving since 2001. He is a member of the Republican Party.

He's been in Washington too long - IOW, he's a Swamp Creature.

8 posted on 03/15/2018 12:11:33 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen)
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To: rktman

But wait a minute. Cars are more fuel-efficient and people are car-pooling more because of the gas tax. Isn’t that what the Statists want?


9 posted on 03/15/2018 12:12:04 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (If the illegal immigration issue were Social Security, it'd be privatized by now.)
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To: Mouton

Publik skoolz.....................


10 posted on 03/15/2018 12:12:13 PM PDT by Red Badger (The people who call Trump a tyrant are the same people who want the president to confiscate weapons.)
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To: Luke21

I would agree. I’m guessing they would first look for people to approve some idiotic thing like this & after it got voted in,THEN set the ground rules & the rates,etc. Best to just say no,because it could mean someone paying high rates who puts on very few miles.


11 posted on 03/15/2018 12:12:39 PM PDT by oldtech
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QUESTION: Where do these asshats come from.

REPY: The university.


12 posted on 03/15/2018 12:12:55 PM PDT by ptsal ( Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - M. Twain)
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To: rktman

About time electric car drivers pony up for the roads.


13 posted on 03/15/2018 12:13:12 PM PDT by GOPe Means Bend Over Spell Run (GO GALT - Support Trump)
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To: mrmeyer

Only put the tax per mile on Electric cars, 1/2 on gas/e;ec.

Or how to kill the electric car business. Lets tax pets instead!


14 posted on 03/15/2018 12:13:57 PM PDT by stubernx98 (cranky, but reasonable)
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To: rktman

Missouri is the “show me” state ... Let’s hope the voters “show” this jackass the door.


15 posted on 03/15/2018 12:14:09 PM PDT by JME_FAN
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Republican Rep. Sam Graves of Missouri trusts big government.

Has he heard what big government is trying to do to President Trump?

16 posted on 03/15/2018 12:14:14 PM PDT by donna (Chelsea Manning is Obama's legacy.)
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To: COBOL2Java

A face that screams “punch me,” if I ever saw one.


17 posted on 03/15/2018 12:15:15 PM PDT by JME_FAN
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To: rktman

One word answer to this proposal: No.

Followed by a two word sentence: Go away.


18 posted on 03/15/2018 12:15:29 PM PDT by Tudorfly (All things are possible within the will of God.)
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To: rktman

I say we test it out on All Federal and State Employee’s first, tell us how it works in 3 years, let’s say 50 cents per mile to begin with.


19 posted on 03/15/2018 12:15:32 PM PDT by eyeamok (Tolerance: The virtue of having a belief in Nothing!)
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To: rktman

The amount of money paying for gas tax and vehicle registration is already astronomical


20 posted on 03/15/2018 12:17:33 PM PDT by rdcbn
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