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Few federal tax policies are as immediately revolting as the death tax. The idea that the government has the right to confiscate a set percentage of an individual’s assets after his death strikes us as downright immoral. It punishes grieving family members, adds stressful burdens both before and after death, and lets government step between the dying person and their bequest to the designated inheritors. Moreover, it’s double taxation because the deceased person already paid taxes on the income used to buy his assets. Despite promising to reduce or eliminate the death tax, Sen. Max Baucus has, in fact, increased the death tax to 40 percent.
Medicaid patients are far more likely to die than even uninsured patients. And because Medicaid is means tested, Montana’s extremely low wages could result in up to 1 in 3 Montanans eventually steered onto this broken system, as the cost of private sector insurance skyrockets due to all the “wish-list” mandates liberal politicians crammed into Obamacare insurance.
AFP ranks members of Congress based on their votes for economic freedom. Our scorecard is now available on an easy-to-use, interactive online site. How did your legislators vote?
Given the fact that Montana continuously ranks near dead last in the country in average wages and our “low-income neighborhoods” arguably encompass our whole state, it should not go un-noticed that Montana also ranks dead last nationally in educational choice reforms as well.
BOZEMAN, MT– The Montana chapter of Americans for Prosperity will stop in Kalispell, Missoula, Hamilton, Helena, Bozeman and Billings on its second Obama’s Failing Agenda Tour. Several high profile speakers are featured on this tour including Fox News Commentator Tucker Carlson and AFP President Tim Phillips, who will speak in Bozeman and Billings; and Jerry [...]