It’s not just wealthy leaving. See IRS stats as shared in the star tribune. EVERY household income bracket except those under $25k is in net outflows from MN. It’s the middle class and lower middle class leaving in net as well. See chart. So this IS new. Thoughts??? 🤔🤔 pic.twitter.com/eVI53j6wsh
— bignftboss.eth (@mattmpls33) May 24, 2023
DFL Rep. Aisha Gomez claims she is just asking the higher income people “to contribute a little more to the public good.” As my total tax rate creeps toward 50%, I’d like to hear the number that will constitute “a little more” once Minnesota returns to a California-like deficit, even before paying reparations.
A few weeks ago, a resident of bucolic St. Anthony Park was shot dead outside his home at 7:30 a.m. on a Saturday. Car thefts are up 95% this year in Minneapolis, and carjackings, a crime seldom heard of before 2020, occur every week throughout the metro. At the recent Art-A-Whirl studio tour in northeast Minneapolis, a 70-year-old woman was sent to the hospital when she was randomly punched in the face as she crossed the street to go to a restaurant on a Friday evening.