Liberal admit to attacking the poor

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    Liberal commentators have been stating that Cain's 9-9-9 plan is attacking the poor because of the 9% sales tax. So I looked it up and all the top ten cities in highest sales tax are liberal cities. Liberals are admitting they are attacking the poor.

    1. Birmingham, AL (10%)
    2. Montgomery, AL (10%)
    3. Long Beach, CA (9.75%)
    4. Los Angeles, CA (9.75%)
    5. Oakland, CA (9.75%)
    6. Fremont, CA (9.75%)
    7. Chicago, IL (9.75%)
    8. Glendale, AZ (9.6%)
    9. Seattle, WA (9.5%)
    10. San Francisco, CA (9.5%).
     
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    In Washington state, there is no sales tax on food. And Cain's 9-9-9 Sim City plan would have been on top of already existing taxes, creating a much greater tax burden on the working poor and the middle class, while at the same time, creating a huge tax break for the very rich.

    In other words, you are full of shit.
     
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    well....those sales taxes that he listed are ON TOP of the already existing federal taxes....so I dont see how he is full of shit.
     
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    Hee hee hee.....aren't all cities liberal?
     
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    Alabama is liberal? I must have missed that. This OP is in contention for 'Stupid of the Week.'
     
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    Here in California there is no sales tax on food either.
     
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    You can't even google? Check the demographics for Birmingham and Montgomery before you project your ignorance on to someone else.
     
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    Birmingham is one of the most liberal cities in the us. You are correct as you are stupid.
     
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    Well why don't those liberal cities drop the sales tax and just tax the rich? It must be because they are out for the poor. The poor only buy food?
     

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