ADVERTISEMENT

April 25, 2013

America deserves what it gets by electing Dems

Kennebec Journal Staff

In his new budget request, President Barack Obama wants to raise the federal tax on cigarettes from $1.01 per pack to $1.95. The state of Maine already charges $2 state tax per pack.

Obama continues to say he cares about the poor in America, but I think this would be his second increase on cigarettes since he took office.

I, for one, am sick and tired of Democrats getting into my wallet to pay for their pet social welfare programs.

It is time many Americans get shut off from the freebies the Democrats love to give out.

America deserves just what it gets by electing Democrats. The bad part is the rest of us have to pay for it!

Dirk Emery

Detroit





Further Discussion

Here at OnlineSentinel.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)


  • Back to Opinion

News
Sports
Real Life
Community
What's Happening

© 2014 The Morning Sentinel - All Rights Reserved.
MaineToday Media
31 Front Street, Waterville, Maine 04901
(207) 873-3341