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Republicans Need To Grow Up About Taxes

Russell66 Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 7:24 AM
Consider VA18.2-481(5) "Treason" of "Resisting the execution of the laws under color of its authority." " Such treason, if proved by the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or by confession in court, shall be punishable as a Class 2 felony." as it applies to the attempt to perpetrate HB2313 upon the people of Virginia: 1) by means of VA18.2-111 "Embezzlement" of our duly authorized laws, Bob McDonnell and the HB2313 "Yea" voting legislators have perpetrated VA18.2-481(5) "Treason" 3) and perpetrated those felonies before your personal witness. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+18.2-481

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.

Republicans are flailing about these days, trying to rebrand themselves before the next election cycle. A certain amount of introspection and internecine debate is inevitable after suffering a stinging loss against an opponent with a dismal record. One thing the GOP needs to do to gain greater acceptance among voters is to improve their credibility by outgrowing a tiresome, unthinking opposition to any and all tax increases.

This is anything but a recommendation that Republicans “go moderate” and tack for