December 31, 2012

“If it’s bad for taxes to go up for a bunch of people, why is it good for taxes to go up only on a small portion of people? … You will take money from the productive sector, which is the private sector, and you will put it into the non-productive sector, which is Washington.” – Rand Paul

Rand Paul told the Politico that the tax hikes in Obama and Reid’s fiscal cliff bill (which passed 89-8 on New Year’s eve) were a “deal killer” for him:

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“Not only are they raising taxes — maybe on a smaller percentage of people but a large amount of money — but they’re also going to spend more money,” Paul said. “So it’s a spending bill.”

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Kudos to Rand Paul for again, sticking to fiscal responsibility and smaller government.