Today may be seen as the day when the GOP begins to retreat and the Libertarian Party advances. There is simply no excuse for a single Republican to vote for the AIG tax on bonuses. It is the equivalent of handing down a proxy verdict with a harsh sentence to a group of people with no access to due process and no opportunity to face their accuser. This is the most frightening news to come out of Washington DC since the Supreme Court’s decision in Kelo vs New London.
When will the Republicans learn that their aiding in this erosion of freedom is also eroding their trust of the people.
Here’s the sobering and sad link to the list of votes today that sent the bill to the ways and means committee. Let us only hope these Republicans see the light and change their vote on the final roll call.