Thursday, April 22, 2010

The One-Man Revolution in New Jersey

There are 700,000 more Democrats than Republicans in New Jersey, but the voters appear to have had enough of the Democrat-Public Employee Union control of the state. Check out what Gov. Chris Christie is doing in NJ...

George Will: Bringing Thunderous change to New Jersey

Some facts from the article:
  • An estimated $70 billion in wealth has left New Jersey after taxes have been raised 115 times in the last 8 years (and you thought taxing the "rich" would always bring in more revenue!)
  • The new Governor has immediately enacted spending freezes, closing the $2 billion budget gap (have you ever noticed that the $20 billion California budget gap is always referred to as insurmountable, or otherwise impossible to reduce? It's not impossible - just cut $20 billion in spending. It's very possible.)
  • Property taxes have increased 70% in just 10 years

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