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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/10/2018 05:28 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/10/2018 05:28 AM
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Vote Yes on 6 to Repeal an Unfair, Regressive Tax ~ Al Segalla

Copperopolis, CA...The cost of living is already too high in California, and the Gas and Car Tax hikes hurts working families that already struggle to pay bills. Estimates suggest the new increase in Gas Tax total will cost a typical family of four $779.20 or more per family, per year. This is about what a family spends on Christmas and two years of school lunches at a public school, or a year of college textbooks.




• The tax also hits business owners who rely on transporting goods, raising the cost of everything from apples to bread and everything in between.

• On Nov 1, 2017, Californians became subject to an additional tax of 12.5 cents more per gallon of gasoline (and 20 cents more for diesel), also increasing auto registration fees as much as $175 a year – striking the wallets of hard-working families across the state.
The gas tax hike will NOT fix our roads – because politicians will continue to fraudulently raid and divert gas tax funds. This latest gas tax increase contains NO GUARANTEE that even a penny will go to roads.

• For years, the Sacramento politicians have been raiding the existing Gas Tax funds to pay for their pet projects and general fund spending rather than fixing our terrible roads and infrastructure.

• By voting Yes on 6, you send a message to the Sacramento politicians that Californians want raids of our existing gas tax funds stopped immediately.

• Prop 69 did not end the raids of existing gas tax funds and allows the governor to spend gas tax money to fund budget shortfalls.

• State Senator John Moorlach – a CPA – released a stunning report showing that only 20% of existing gas tax goes to roads and Caltrans wastes half a billion dollars annually on extra staffing.

• A 2016 study by the Reason Foundation shows that California spends 2.5x national average on roads.

• All the road projects that the politicians are claiming are being paid for by this most recent Gas Tax could be paid for if the politicians used the existing gas tax revenue for doing what it was supposed to do – repairing California’s infrastructure.

• Nobody is denying that California’s roads are crumbling, but there’s plenty of money to repair the roads if the politicians put 100% of the existing gas tax revenue into doing the right thing.

But that’s not all, our present state budget surplus provides plenty of money to fix our roads.

Please vote Yes on Prop 6.

Al Segalla
Calaveras County Taxpayers Association




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No
Posted on: 2018-10-10 05:34:50   By: Anonymous
 
Voting no. We should reduce our use of oil. The more expensive gas gets, the more people will move towards electrics and clean, renewable energy.

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    Re: No
    Posted on: 2018-10-10 05:56:59   By: Anonymous
     
    elitist scum

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      Re: No
      Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:22:02   By: Anonymous
       
      Profanity

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        Re: No
        Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:30:29   By: Anonymous
         
        I believe in Trump tube steak sucker!

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          Re: No
          Posted on: 2018-10-10 11:53:01   By: Anonymous
           
          We need a flatlander tax. 20 dollars per vehicle on cars and trucks entering the county from the west side on highways 4, 12 and 26. County residents and property owners exempt.

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        Re: No
        Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:44:03   By: Anonymous
         
        Al please buy some new clothes and shoes. You look like Willy Loman.

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        Re: LMAO AT YOU, YA NITWIT
        Posted on: 2018-10-10 13:09:58   By: Anonymous
         
        Trump is an egotistical blowhard, a jerk, an ahole, but you can't honestly say you believed in Hillary did/do you? If so, you're one of the dumbest people on two legs. Oh hell, if you do, you must be one of the dumbest people period.
        Hillary went on the campaign trail with women's rights, but she backed her husband the whole way when he was sexually abusing women, when he raped women, and she and the Clintons goons threatened them to shut them up, or they paid hush money to them.
        You're just what any politician wants on their side, a complete nitwit willing to open your wallet and give them your hard earned cash.
        It's time to open your eyes and quit just nodding your head like a bobble-head.
        Thanks for the laugh Einstein, you're a real genius you are.

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    Re: No
    Posted on: 2018-10-10 08:37:13   By: Anonymous
     
    save the ta ta's save a life and grope your wife

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      Re: No
      Posted on: 2018-10-10 08:42:35   By: Anonymous
       
      That little pony still would like to ride you big boy!

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        Re: No
        Posted on: 2018-10-10 10:17:18   By: Anonymous
         
        Ta tas.

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    Re: No
    Posted on: 2018-10-10 13:03:10   By: Anonymous
     
    Idiot.

    Where did you think the power came from? How much got lost in transmission? etc. etc. etc.

    Learn to think for yourself!

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FAKE NEWS
Posted on: 2018-10-10 06:57:22   By: Anonymous
 
Don't believe one single word from Al, he's full of hot air, bologna sandwiches and doesn't believe in science whatsoever, a total idiot, don't believe him he's a pure liar.

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    Re: FAKE NEWS
    Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:05:38   By: Anonymous
     
    Where do you think the majic power comes from for your electric car? What do they do with all that hazardous batteries when electric cars die? What idiot would vote to pay more money to Sacramento or Washington? If you want to pay extra make a donation to evil mr. brown but don’t make me pay it.
    Thank you
    Freedom

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      Re: FAKE NEWS
      Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:21:01   By: Anonymous
       
      You're free to let Trump keep pork in your ass

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        Re: FAKE NEWS
        Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:32:23   By: Anonymous
         
        How about you bending over your brown eye marks the spot.

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          Re: FAKE NEWS
          Posted on: 2018-10-10 08:26:54   By: Anonymous
           
          Vote for Josh Harder he has something hard for you.

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      Re: FAKE NEWS
      Posted on: 2018-10-10 08:26:13   By: Anonymous
       
      Electric cars are not clean. Not counting on the electric grid which in Summer is usually in critical stage here and now just about everywhere. Don't forget on how many batteries they use and the waste from those. We all know the dangers of lead and the serious health problems associated with that and to our environment.
      But some people can't think their way out of a paper sack, and that's a fact. On the bright-side, you'll have a bullet train to ride up and down the state of Calif that your kids and their kids will be paying for their entire lives, it's only a billion dollars over budget now, just wait until they get the interest payments and then here comes the maintenance bill. But we'll just have a tax bill for that one too, so fear not, with democrats in control, the working guy can pay for it all.
      Let's just keep writing checks, the money will come from somewhere.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:30:19   By: Anonymous
 
Ms. Schott's comments on Merita are spot on. As she has done in the past, she is a supervisor you will hear from and work for you - not just a few months before an election.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:37:19   By: Anonymous
     
    Kristen Schoot is a dyke she love eating at Merita's restaurant called the Y.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-10-10 09:52:09   By: Anonymous
       
      I'd love to watch!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:40:15   By: Anonymous
 
If Prop 6 goes down how are we going to pay for the high speed rail project.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-10-10 07:58:34   By: Anonymous
     
    Infrastructure people. Drive on it, help pay for it

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-10-10 08:24:54   By: Anonymous
 
If Al is for it, then I'm against it.

Now I have at least one ballot issue I don't need to research.

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Question for Al
Posted on: 2018-10-10 08:49:22   By: Anonymous
 
Hey Al, can Amazon charge you state sells tax for a prime membership?

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    Gas Tax #1
    Posted on: 2018-10-10 10:51:35   By: Anonymous
     
    Where did the first gas tax go? It wasn't used for the roads as it was supposed to, it went into the general fund.
    Now they have a 2nd gas tax for the roads? WTF?
    Part of the gas tax goes to the high speed rail project to nowhere. High speed rail should be used where it is needed, the BA, and LA WTF?

    I'm a NO on 6. Return our first gas tax to the roads.

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      Re: Gas Tax #1
      Posted on: 2018-10-10 12:14:26   By: Anonymous
       
      how about a yes to repeal the gas tax?

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      Re: Gas Tax #1
      Posted on: 2018-10-10 17:19:49   By: Anonymous
       
      I think you have it backwards. Just what Moonbeam wants.

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        Re: YES ON Gas Tax Repeal #6
        Posted on: 2018-10-10 20:07:21   By: Anonymous
         
        Vote YES on on 6 to repeal the gas tax and liberal waste.

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