OCPA Official Tees Off On GOP Leaders, Says ‘There’s something fishy in the budget’

Jonathan Small, CPA
Oklahoma Council Of Public Affairs

At an OCPA speech in Tulsa and in other venues, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has said: “Never take a dollar from a free citizen through the coercion of taxation without a very legitimate purpose. We have a solemn duty to spend that dollar as carefully as possible because, when we took it, we diminished that person’s freedom.”

Even though Oklahoma government spending was already at an all-time high, the political leaders who crafted the FY-2013 budget decided to spend even more money. But is there “a very legitimate purpose” behind all this spending? Is all this money — more than $500 per second — being spent “as carefully as possible”?

Read the rest of this scathing critique: http://www.ocpathink.org/articles/1928?utm_source=Another+look+at+the+budget+deal%3A+Something+fishy+in+the+budget&utm_campaign=Another+look+at+the+budget+deal%3A+Fly+me+to+the+moon%3F+Not+with+taxpayer+dollars%21&utm_medium=email

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