April 22, 2013 by History in a Hurry
Here is the latest from Campaign for Liberty. Please call or email your senators and make a stink. If you don’t have time for that, please sign the petition below.
Harry Reid is so desperate to RAM through a federally mandated Internet sales tax that he completely skipped the committee process to bring the bill to the floor.
And the vote is going down this week.
That’s why it’s vital you sign your “No National Internet Tax” petition to your U.S. Senators IMMEDIATELY.
I’ll give you the link in a moment, but first let me tell you about Campaign for Liberty’s “Battle Plan to Defeat the Internet Tax Mandate.”
As you know, the National Internet Tax Mandate would hand the federal government massive new controls over state tax policies and set the stage for government at all levels to take another helping of your money via the Internet.
And every American will feel the pinch – even those who don’t use the Internet or only log on to check email once in a blue moon.
Under the Internet Tax Mandate:
*** All Americans would see their taxes go up, as big-spending governors of BOTH parties work with the federal government’s IRS goons to implement a state sales tax on ALL goods purchased online.
Big-spending governors are running their states into bankruptcy, and – instead of reducing spending – they want the IRS to force YOU to bail them out with new Internet taxes!
*** Essentially provides big-spending governors new bailout money through the federal government imposing more taxes on their citizens.
We’re already seeing this in Virginia, where Governor “Tax Hike Bob” McDonnell is counting on Internet taxes to help fund his transportation boondoggle!
*** The door would be opened for governments to access and keep records of our Internet purchases.
Imagine Barack Obama’s hand-picked bureaucrats with a record of every online purchase you make – t-shirts, bumper stickers, books – EVERYTHING you buy.
*** New and higher taxes would CRUSH economic growth and set the stage for massive new regulations that threaten the very existence of the Internet.
Make no mistake. This is all bad enough on its face.
But it’s hardly the end of it.
You and I both know, under the guise of “national security,” Washington, D.C. bureaucrats are already feverishly looking for new ways to trace, track, and register all Americans’ online activity.
What you read. What you buy. What videos you watch. What you write about THEM.
You and I have a shot at stopping this massive tax hike, but this fight will not be easy – or cheap.
But unless you and I pull out all the stops – the tax-and-spenders WILL get their way.
That’s why, in addition to your signed petition, I hope you’ll agree to make a generous contribution to help with this critical fight.
Your generous contribution will help pay for Campaign for Liberty’s “Battle Plan to Defeat the Internet Tax Mandate” – a massive mail, phone, and Internet program designed to mobilize a grassroots army of patriots to defeat this massive tax hike.
Campaign for Liberty has sounded the alarm via hard-hitting mail and email to alert the American people to facts about the National Internet Tax Mandate.
As a result, we have generated over 250,000 petitions opposing this dangerous scheme.
On Monday, C4L will flood the office of EVERY Senator with faxes from their constituents demanding they vote against the National Internet Tax Mandate.
But I’m afraid that won’t be enough.
You see, a few weeks ago, the statists held a “test vote” in the Senate on the National Internet Tax Mandate.
Unfortunately, the “test vote” passed with overwhelming “bipartisan” support.
The good news is, although just a “feel good” measure, this “test vote” gave us a target list of 37 Senators to turn up the heat on to vote against any attempt to tax online purchases.
This includes Republicans such as Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Tom Coburn (R-OK), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Bob Corker (R-TN), Mark Enzi (R-WY), and Jeff Sessions (R-AL), to name a few.
And it also includes Democrats such as Kay Hagan (D-NC), Mark Pryor (D-NC), and Mark Begich (D-AK), who are up for re-election in 2014.
Campaign for Liberty has prepared hard-hitting emails, direct mail, and Google and Facebook Internet ads calling on targeted Senators to oppose the National Internet Tax Mandate.
If you and I can raise the resources to put the full battle plan into action, we can send a strong message to the tax-and-spenders that the American people will not stand for passage of the National Internet Tax Mandate.
That’s why it’s vital you act TODAY!
You and I are staring head-on at a massive tax hike and invasion of privacy rights – all brought to us by high-priced D.C. lobbyists, big corporations, and establishment insiders and their puppets in Washington.
Harry Reid believes he has the votes to ram through the Internet Tax Mandate.
But just like with Barack Obama’s anti-gun agenda, I’m counting on you to help me prove him wrong once again.
If you can afford more, by all means, please contribute what you can – and as much as you can – to this battle.
Every dollar – every red cent – you and I can put into defeating the National Internet Tax Mandate will be critical to winning this fight.
Your signed petition and your generous contribution could help make the difference between winning and losing this battle.
And this is not a fight you and I can afford to lose.
I’m convinced that by mobilizing Americans against the National Internet Tax Mandate, you and I can stop this massive tax hike dead in its tracks.
But we don’t have much time. Harry Reid is forcing a vote THIS WEEK.
It’s vital you act TODAY!
P.S. Harry Reid is so desperate to ram through the National Internet Tax Mandate that he completely skipped the committee process to bring the bill to the floor.
And the vote is going down this week.