How do you know politicians "get it?"
They unambiguously assert that the Government Budget is NOT the most important budget. The taxpayer's family budget is THE MOST IMPORTANT BUDGET...and when politicians must decide which budget suffers, they always choose the government budget to take the hit.
Daniels said that although raising the income or sales tax would affect people who are working more so than people who are without jobs, they're still off limits."First of all, many of the people who do have jobs don't have as much money as they did. The average Hoosier income went down 2½ percent last year," he said. "We are not going to make their situation more difficult than it already is. Second, it'll make the recession worse."