0shares Share Tweet Plus Pin Link Link Digg Print Email MD Dems Take the Gold for Shameless Hypocrisy Mark Newgent on August 6, 2012 at 6:00 am [<a href=”http://storify.com/MarkNewgent/md-dems-only-like-their-middle-class-tax-hikes” target=”_blank”>View the story “Maryland Dems Only Like THEIR Middle Class Tax Hikes” on Storify</a>]<h1>Maryland Dems Only Like THEIR Middle Class Tax Hikes</h1><h2>Shorter MDDems: :Romney tax hikes Boo, O’Malley tax hikes Yaaay!"</h2><p>Storified by · Sat, Aug 04 2012 07:18:03</p><div> <h2>If shameless hypocrisy were an Olympic event, Maryland Democrats would take the gold every time. Pouncing on an <a target=”_blank” href=”http://washingtonexaminer.com/we-do-not-score-governor-romneys-plan-directly/article/2503831″>incomplete scoring of Mitt Romney’s tax plan</a> they took to Twitter.</h2> </div><div>Attention Middle Class: Romney Will Raise Your Taxes (via @tnr) http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/105632/romney-tax-plan-raises-middle-class-taxes-brookings-analysis #Obama2012MD Democratic Party</div><div><h2>Here’s what the Democratic Majority Leader in the Maryland House of Delegates had to say</h2></div><div>How Romney’s Tax Plan Could Raise Middle-Class Taxes http://abcn.ws/Mb4oHE (via @ABC)Kumar Barve</div><div><h2>But earlier this year, MD Dems were all in favor of Governor O’Malley’s middle class tax hike. </h2></div><div>Spoke in favor of the budget & revenue bills, in order to fund our shared priorities in educ., health care & the environment. #mdpoliticsAnne R. Kaiser</div><div>After cutting $8 billion in spending and eliminating 5600 state positions – we’re asking those with the means to pay .25% more #mdpoliticsMD Democratic Party</div><div>A balanced approach is needed to close budget gaps in order to maintain important services & minimize harmful effects on economy #mdpoliticsMD Democratic Party</div><div>O’Malley seeks to increase taxes on families earning $100,000 – Baltimore Business JournalFamilies earning $100,000 or more would pay more in state income taxes under Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal…</div><div>Maryland lawmakers to meet to raise income taxes on $100k earners | WashingtonExaminer.comANNAPOLIS – Maryland lawmakers plan to meet in Annapolis next week to pass a budget plan that would raise income taxes and increase spend…</div><div>Gov. Martin O’Malley builds on tax-raising legacyAnalysis: Governor would have to defend increases in White House run The General Assembly’s speedy embrace of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s inco…</div><div><h2>But MD Dems definition of ”balanced approach” is raising taxes and increase spending. Since O’Malley took office Maryland’s budget has grown 21% and raised taxes by nearly $4 billion. What cuts? </h2></div><div>Report: Md. spending grows 13.6 percent, 4th biggest in nation | WashingtonExaminer.comMaryland state spending is growing more than four times faster than the national average, according to a new report. A biannual study fro…</div><div>Red Maryland: O’Malley’s WhopperAt the Bel Air Independence Day Parade Governor O’Malley told Patch.com, after roughing up a few straw men opponents of the MD DREAM Act,…</div><div>Red Maryland: You Can’t Have A "Balanced Approach" If You’ve Never Cut SpendingMaryland Reporter editor Len Lazarick’s analysis piece on Maryland’s dire budget outlook provides an excellent picture of the willful bli…</div><div>Washington Post and Baltimore Sun Repeat O’Malley Budget Cuts Deception | NewsBusters.orgSince ascending to the head of the Democratic Governor’s Association last year, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has been fashioning a n…</div> Categories Uncategorized Tagged Anne KaiserKumar Barveleftwing bird dogginMartin O'MalleyMaryland budgetmaryland democratsspendingtax increase 0shares Share Tweet Plus Comments Pin Link Link Digg Print Email Previous Article DRIVING IT HOME Next Article The Broadside, Tonight 7pm Join the conversation! We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.