Tequila Party Cannot Support Tea Party Prince Rubio’s “Taxation without Representation” Ideas
Phoenix, AZ - The National Tequila Party believes Senator Marcro Rubio’s DREAM Act version does not pass the “taxation
without representation” smell test. Rubio (R-FL) recently introduced legislation seeking to limit eligibility for the tax credit. More importantly, Tea Party members pride themselves on the history of the Boston Tea Party. At its core, the Boston Tea Party was a conflict over taxation. You may have heard the phrase “taxation without representation,” which developed in this era. Unlike their British brethren, the people living in the 13 colonies did not have direct representatives in the British parliament. Because of that, the colonists had no way to vote for how they would be taxed or who would represent them. And because of this lack of representation, the British government was free to tax the colonists in any way — and for any amount — that it saw fit. With no way to fight taxation and no way to claim their rights, many colonists feared that their property could be taken away through debilitating taxes.
It appears Rubio is leading the nation down a slippery slope of taxation without representation that violates the Boston Tea Party core principles. How can the Tea Party Prince support ideas for immigrants to pay into the federal tax revenue system without representation? If Rubio is limiting the eligibility for the tax child credit, will he eliminate the government tax payer funded monies that are given to Cuban immigrants who enjoy the compassionate Cuban Adjustment Act? Cuban immigrants receive at least one year of tax payer government funded benefits once their feet touch our dry land in the United States, and it appears Cuban Republican Marco Rubio is offering table scraps to Mexican, Irish, German, Indian, Canadian, and Central American immigrants from around the world.
The Tequila Party does support the Cuban Adjustment Act. We believe in compassionate views towards immigrants, however, we are asking Rubio to support the original DREAM Act version that began with the Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah. The original version of the DREAM Act that was supported by Republicans over a decade ago does pass the tax question.