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Dockery and Sink smack McCollum over taxes



A Bill McCollum quote in a News Service of Florida piece - "Targeted tax credits, in my experience in Washington, were minimally effective" - has fired up Republican gubernatorial candidate Paula Dockery and Democratic candidate Alex Sink.

Received this statement from the Dockery campaign at 4:29: Beltway Bill McCollum has been so brainwashed by his years in Washington that he is even against tax cuts to create jobs during the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.  In a startling admission, career politician Bill McCollum said his years in Congress have soured him on the idea of cutting taxes for average, hard working Floridian and small business owners. ... People are fed up with out of touch, career politicians who think government can spend taxpayer  money better than they can.  Republicans deserve a clear choice in this year’s election and the more they hear about career politicians like Beltway Bill McCollum and his out of touch plans to keep taxes high, the more they will choose the tax cuts and job creation ideas of Paula Dockery.

And this from the Alex Sink campaign at 4:30: "Career politician Bill McCollum says tax cuts don't work, but he's just plain wrong- wrong for small businesses, wrong for our economy, and wrong for everyday Floridians. The choice in this election just got a little clearer- a career politician who cites his decades in Congress as a reason to oppose tax cuts versus a businesswoman who knows what it's going to take to get our economy back on track."

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 12:19pm]


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