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Wed Jun 27, 2012, 12:04 PM

Christie May Trim N.J. Budget Amid Spat With 'Arrogant S.O.B' Democrat

By Terrence Dopp and Elise Young - 2012-06-27T04:01:00Z

Governor Chris Christie called a New Jersey Senate Democrat an “arrogant S.O.B.” over the failure to guarantee a tax cut in the Legislature’s $31.7 billion spending plan, without saying whether he’ll veto the package.

Christie’s comment referred to Senator Paul Sarlo, a Wood- Ridge Democrat who heads the budget panel, and how the measure deals with tax relief. The Republican said he “got fooled” in swapping his income-levy rollback for property-tax rebates, citing a six-month delay and conditions set by lawmakers.

The budget that passed the Senate and Assembly without a single Republican vote would set aside money for the rebates while making the payments conditional on revenue reaching targets set in Christie’s spending proposal. State receipts for the fiscal year that begins next week have been projected to fall short by as much as $1.3 billion.

“If you’ve been good according to Paul Sarlo, maybe you can have your tax cut,” Christie, 49, told a crowd of about 750 at a town-hall meeting in Brick Township yesterday. “But I wouldn’t count on it.”

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Reply Christie May Trim N.J. Budget Amid Spat With 'Arrogant S.O.B' Democrat (Original post)
Purveyor Jun 2012 OP
tallahasseedem Jun 2012 #1
yellowcanine Jun 2012 #2
GoCubsGo Jun 2012 #3
BlueStater Jun 2012 #4
Bake Jun 2012 #5
Tom Ripley Jun 2012 #6

Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 12:19 PM

1. He's a straight-up asshole...

I cannot wait until he is out of this state!

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 12:22 PM

2. Sounds like someone needs to brush up on their Dale Carnegie Course.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 03:52 PM

3. The arrogant S.O.B. projects his failings onto a Democrat.

Another day, another republican projection.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 04:37 PM

4. Someone needs to wash this asswipe's mouth out with soap already. N/T

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 09:51 PM

5. Look up "arrogant SOB" in the dictionary

You'll see Christie's picture.

Bake

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Thu Jun 28, 2012, 10:35 AM

6. Classic projection

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