Taxes and Spending

…and how badly they’re misunderstood.  Texas Governor Rick Perry (R)

has for weeks called on the Legislature to cut taxes and continue to hold down government spending—even though Texas’ economy is booming.

The AP hasn’t a clue.  That should be “because,” not “even though” Texas’ economy is booming.  The anonymous reporter apparently thinks government owns our money, and when we have more, it should relieve us of it and spend it themselves….

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