Skip to comments.Democratic Senator Reveals Nearly $300,000 in Unpaid Property Taxes [ Claire McCaskill, D-Mo ]
Posted on 03/21/2011 10:39:25 PM PDT by NoLibZone
Any way you slice it, $287, 273 is a lot of money, especially in this economy. For one-term Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., up for re-election in 2012, that's the amount of personal property taxes she failed to pay since 2007 on a plane she and her husband, a millionaire businessman, partially owned.
"I have discovered that the...personal property taxes on the plane have not been paid," McCaskill told a small number of reporters on a conference call Monday. "There should have been a reporting to the county of the existence of this airplane...There are people I could blame for this, but I know better. As (a former) auditor, I know I should have checked for myself. I take full responsibility for the mistake." Audio of the call was sent to Fox by a McCaskill aide and can be found here.
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Too busy helping to destroy our economy!
Another liberal who believes that taxes are for everybody else but them. When caught owing hundred of thousands of dollars these hacks always seem to plead ignorance, even thou they were the ones who wrote the laws in the first place.
Ah, the wonder of being a Democrat elected to high office. Every crime committed is always an illuminating, remarkable "discovery." She is right about one thing: she was caught holding the bag, so the shinola will be rolling downhill shortly.
Yeah, we hate her, too.
more background at Missourians for Conservative Values
unapologetic MO blog link
Federal Drug Investigation of Claire - she sounds like a Clinton
“There are a number of people I could blame.” I believe she is thinking of a number equal to the population of her district. She and her husband are plain old hustlers.
“I have discovered that the...personal property taxes on the plane have not been paid,” McCaskill told a small number of reporters on a conference call Monday. “There should have been a reporting to the county of the existence of this airplane...There are people I could blame for this, but I know better. As (a former) auditor, I know I should have checked for myself. I take full responsibility for the mistake.”
Translation: “Damn, I got caught”
Oh common people! It was just a mistake! Reelect Claire!
That really deserves a place in the weasel hall of fame--I'm not blaming anyone, but I COULD!
Washington should stop taking care of millionaires & start taking care of the middle class....to continue to protect the very wealthiest slice of America at the expense of our children, who are going to have to pay the bill, is immoral.
-Voted YES on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million.
It’s easy to be for higher taxes when you have no intention of paying them.
Do you think she knows what Personal Property means?
We should give her a break—it’s not like she’s familiar with taxes and such stuff.
In 1998 McCaskill was elected to the position of STATE AUDITOR...
Yes folks these are the people we elect and we get what we deserve. In a mater of a week or two this will get off the headlines like Kerry’s boat and Charlie Rangel. DC needs an enema, too many come out far more wealthier than when they went in, surely that tells you something.
All the “elites” know that “taxes are for the ‘little people’.” Just ask them...
Aw come on folks, she’s a RAT through and through and is absolved of her sins by the MSM. Just take a look at the top paid Obama employees and many don’t pay taxes or owe the IRS. For example nothing happened to Geithner (Sec’y. of the Treasury) or Rangel.
She’s done. Michael J. Fox can’t come to shake and save her this time.
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