Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-ipwad) Finally Pays Taxes on Her Private Plane

By Proof

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What is it with Democrats and not paying taxes? Claire McCaskill has never struck me as the sharpest knife in the Democrat drawer, from her lackluster appearances on the Sunday morning shows, but here, she shows the same tin ear most Democrat politicians do when it comes to meeting their civic obligations.

In a conference call with reporters, Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill just disclosed that she failed to pay $287,000 in property taxes related to her co-ownership of a private aircraft. This scandal comes quickly on the heels of recent revelations that McCaskill improperly billed taxpayers for use of the same private aircraft, for which McCaskill reimbursed the Treasury $88,000

Tom Daschle gets chauffeured around in a limo and "forgets" to pay his fair share of taxes for the privilege. Turbo Tax Timmy Geithner "forgets" to pay his taxes. Claire McCaskill flies around in her own private plane and "forgets" to pay taxes on it (and inappropriately bills some of the expenses to the taxpayer to boot!).

Maybe she's angling for a cabinet position in the Obama administration?

H/T Memeorandum

Cross posted at Proof Positive


  1. Ah Claire Mama Caskill! This isn't surprising at all.


  3. What's with Democrats and not paying their taxes? It's simple, they want to spend OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY! Not their own. Damn Hyprocrites!

  4. BB: I don't know what's more surprising: the fact she can dress herself, or that the Democrats keep letting her speak on national television.

    mm: Spot on!

  5. I want to use the "I forgot" excuse on my taxes next year. Wait - I don't have a plane. It's just more evidence that the Progressive Overlords have TWO sets of rules: one for the little people (that's you and me), and one for, well, the other set of rules is NO rules. That pesky Internet is making it a lot harder for them to hide their indiscretions.


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