It is a well-known fact that the powerful and the wealthy have,
throughout history, taken advantage of the poor and weak. Their ability
to control the political world uses this clout to perpetuate their
wealth and/or greed.
I must be the only person in Kansas who has the grit to stand up and
say to our elected officials that all I care about is a tax policy that
treats everyone fair and equitable. No one individual or business
should be treated unfairly or less equal than another.
Regardless of economic development, everyone pays the same. No
breaks because of who you know, no breaks because of what side of the
aisle you sit on, no breaks for the person or business that contributes
to your campaign. No tax breaks for the highly profitable energy
companies, the military industrial complex, offshore corporations and
certainly no tax breaks for those who ship our jobs overseas.
I am sick and tired of the likes of GE paying less in taxes than I
do. I am certainly sick and tired of a Republican majority that is
trying to hold this government up. You just cannot expect those of us
who make up the middle class to shoulder the tax burden of this
Please Mr. Senator, Mr. Representative and, of course, Mr. Governor, wake up.