Welcome! Login | Register
 

Man Dies at Salve Regina Library According to President Gerety—Salve Regina President Jane Gerety announced late Tuesday…

Riley: Lousy Pension Returns Put One More Nail in Providence Coffin—Riley: Lousy Pension Returns Put One More Nail…

Sanders & Michelle Obama Urge Unity at Democratic National Convention—Sanders & Michelle Obama Urge Unity at Democratic…

Horowitz: Tim Kaine is an Excellent Pick—Horowitz: Tim Kaine is an Excellent Pick

Top Shelf Tuesday - July 26, 2016—Top Shelf Tuesday - July 26, 2016

Architectural Triumph on Thayer Street—Architectural Triumph on Thayer Street

Organize + Energize: Can Being Organized Really Help You Lose Weight?—Organize + Energize: Can Being Organized Really Help…

Inside the Numbers: Martellus Bennett & Rob Gronkowski—Inside the Numbers: Martellus Bennett & Rob Gronkowski

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - July 26, 2016—10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes…

Celtics’ Crowder Has One of Most Team Friendly Contracts in NBA—Celtics' Crowder Has One of Most Team Friendly…

 
 

Attack Website Launched vs. Chafee

Monday, May 10, 2010

 

With full knowledge that the Patrick Lynch and Frank Caprio Democratic Primary on September 14th will produce a bruised and bloody Democratic nominee for Governor, the Democratic Governor's Association is going on the offensive.

Meet SenatorChafee.com and ChafeesTaxPlan.com - the DGA's newest attack websites against Linc Chafee.  They even have an affiliated Facebook and Twitter page as well.

The websites are, well, not so subtle.

On the Facebook page under "Activities," it lists the following: "Constructing plans to specifically tax amputee veterans, the blind, gas, oil, electricity, nursing homes, textbooks, school meals, renewable energy products, food, and pollution control facilities."

And, on SenatorChafee.com, the site sells its 2006 narrative (Chafee = Bush = Republican) but adds a new twist:

Lincoln Chafee is a conservative policy maker who voted in line with the Bush Administration 76% of the time. He advocated for, and voted in favor of, big business and corporations. 

Those votes are a big reason why Rhode Island is facing financial hardship in the first place, and now he wants middle-class, disabled and visually impaired Rhode Islanders to empty their pocketbooks to fill the budget deficit?

And the twist.  He's a "tax and spend" Republican!

Senator Chafee wants Rhode Island taxpayers to fix the state's budget deficit with a wide-ranging tax on previously untaxed items like textbooks, school meals, heating fuel, and, shockingly, the equipment that amputee veterans need to operate a car. 

Call Lincoln Chafee at (401) 456-0003, and tell him to drop his proposed tax plan. Rhode Island is already paying the price for his votes as Senator. Help spread the word and use the form on the right to tell a friend.

Time will tell whether these attacks will scratch away at the consistent 35% that Chafee has been polling.  Note: in a 4-way general election (Democrat, Republican, Moderate and Independent), 35% could very well be the winning number.

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
 
:!