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

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

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  • Mountainmouth

    If democrats paid taxes we could probably eliminate the national debt :-)

  • JustRuss

    That’s my Senator! ….Really sad day when she was elected, after serving as an iffy State Auditor and a failed Gubernatorial Campaign. It looked like she just kept running for open offices until she lucked out. Unfortunately she lucked out into the Senate.

    And reading her facebook anyway, she has really come up in my opinion lately on certain things, then this. I told her on her page, that she was perpetuating the stereotype.

    • Hannitized, Proofs obsession

      You should have called her a “dip-wad”, because that would have been very mature and she would have taken you seriously. Almost as serious as people take this story, or the person who authored it.

      • ndoldman

        If you think the story is wrong why not complain to the AP, huffing again?????

      • Proof

        Like the guy obsessed with me who claims I’m obsessed with him? Nice try Teensy Troll. You may now return to your irrelevance, or stay here and continue to copy me.

        • Hannitized, Proofs obsession

          Taking out the trash is more interesting than trying to get you to debate meaningfully about any topic.

          You simply are incapable. You are a professional asshole. It’s why your wife left you. But you know this, because it’s why you need acceptance from somebody, even if it’s just right wing radicals who pretend on a blog.

          • suitepotato

            Said by you, the man who brags about boning prostitutes with STDs, because you can only get laid by paying money, this really doesn’t mean a whole lot.

          • Hannitized, Proofs obsession

            Said by you, the guy who pulled away from life and makes things up about people in order to pretend to compete against them and how has to post you tube images making fun of them because you are a child.

            You are lying and making a fool of yourself, and children suck it up.

          • Kenny

            Says the pathetic little man who says he almost lost his job to be here. Who creates imaginary friends to like his posts and back him up in arguments. Who pretends to be his intellectual superiors to try and make them look stupid in others’ eyes.

            Shut up imbecile. No one thinks you’re intelligent. And no one takes insults from you seriously. You’re a pathetic little troll who is, at best, an annoyance, and a time waster.

          • Hannitized, Proofs obsession

            You believe that because you have the reading comprehension of a 5 yr old. I said people tried to get me fired by contacting my employer, not that I almost lost my job. My job is not threatened by moronic Tea Party people who can’t handle reality and play fairly. You are too stupid to understand the difference.

            Your insults are an example of how you guys twist reality so that you can accept it.

            “Nobody thinks I am intelligent”? First of all, nobody here “thinks”, that’s obvious by the conclusions that are made and by the commentary. If you did “think”, there wouldn’t be so much hypocrisy. Instead, what you people do is make the opposite assertion of what you think your opponent stands for.

            Libya is a perfect example of how quickly you flip flop on your ideals and principles.

            Secondly, who cares what you guys think? Give me a break, you only pretend to appreciate alternative points of view to look rational. You guys pound on any visitor who has the inclination to present an alternative point of view. I am just here to shine the light on the stupidity of 90% of the comments made here. Of course none of you appreciate that or respect it.

            You are a DJ. I make a difference in my community in the business world, with my state and local government and the educational systems. That’s reality. Now make something up so you can feel better about yourself.

          • Proof

            You take yourself out? How often? You are a joke Wankertized. You say I’m “obsessed” with you, but you can’t stay away from reading whatever I write and making mostly insulting and inane comments about it. That ain’t “debate” , Dwarf Dingleberry. Your whole Internet persona, as exemplified by your screen name, (complete with punctuation error), is built around your obsession with me.

            You like to pretend that SAB and I are not “relevant”, yet you show up here nearly every day (when you’re supposed to be working, no doubt). Why bother if we’re “irrelevant”?

            I know you try to denigrate me, because of your extreme jealousy. If you can’t be me, as you want to, so badly you can taste it, you want to bring me down, so that you don’t feel like such a mental midget. You try to copy what I say and how I say it, but it can’t mask the sound of the wind whistling through the vast, empty canyons of your head, Tranni.

            You may now return to your irrelevance (and as much projection as a multiplex).

          • Hannitized, Proofs obsession

            I don’t think anyone could read what you wrote and not smell the B.S. It was a pathetic attempt at trying to convince yourself of something. You certainly don’t convince others of anything except that you would like for me to stop tearing at the childish logic of this site.

            Sorry, it’s too much fun to point out the stupidity of people like you and the rest at SAB.

          • Proof

            You can stop pretending now, Wankertized, no one believes you! It’s like when you pretend to debate, but can’t or won’t even answer a simple yes or no question as to whether one sovereign nation firing cruise missiles into another is an “act of war”. Nothing you bleat here rises to the level of “debate”, Pabulum Puking Poseuritized.

            As far as what you laughingly characterize as the “childish logic of this site”, that’s projection again. Only your comments qualify as that. Perhaps, should you ever complete the second grade, you might gain a different perspective?

          • Hannitized, Proofs obsession

            Yawn. Your the last person anyone takes seriously, next to R180 and 2Hotel, and that’s just from your own side of the isle.

          • Proof

            Your (sic) the last person anyone takes seriously

            Spoken like an apostrophobic troll who has trouble with homonyms. And spelling. And logic. And relating to humans.

          • Bat One

            I believe that should read “aisle,” Dip-wad!

          • Proof

            I thought maybe he and the Professor were going to build a coconut radio! (It would probably have the same range as his last radio “gig”!)

          • Camsaure

            If it is such childish logic on this site, one would have to wonder why he would even bother to post his drivel on this site. I guess he doesn’t just understand the discussions are way too deep for him on here. He must be on of those whom just likes to hear himself.

      • Proof

        If it’s any consolation, Tranni, dip wad is not the word I’d use for you!

      • flamemeister

        So angry … lashing out … When will you do the decent thing? You know what you need to do …

      • Bat One

        You are the dip-wad who no one takes seriously!

        • Proof

          Notice how he begins virtually every comment of his with an insult? Then he bleats about how no one will “debate” him seriously. It takes a lot of courage for him to insult so many people from the safety of his Mom’s basement! I’m thinking, in person, he lets his boyfriend stick up for him. NTTAWWT.

          • Bat One

            True that. But even his insults are churlish, small-minded, and pedestrian. Nothing inventive, challenging, or artfully constructed. Nothing intellectually admirable. Just more predictable, petty name-calling. A boorish bore.

  • Malyn

    Everybody who hav work should pay their taxes. Whethere they are politicians or simple individual. It’s responsibility and taxes should be paid by everyone.

  • Randy G

    Democrats only want working, productive people to pay taxes, it leaves them off the hook.

  • Randy G

    I would hope the skank gets booted from the senate, $287,000.00 would be prison time for most crooks.

    • Hannitized, Proofs obsession

      Speaking of skanks, did you hear what Sarah Palin said about the Japanese earth quake?

      • suitepotato

        You calling someone a skank is like Slash saying someone’s hair is too long and greasy.

        • Proof

          Strong women frighten Hanni. As do weak women and the women with large hands and Adam’s apples he dates.

          • $8194357

            How about the inflatable kind?

          • Proof

            They’re almost as empty headed as he, so Hanni relates pretty well.

      • Randy G

        OK stupid bastard, you know my rule about stupid bastards. Only one reply a day to to stupid bastards. Your Bill Maher impersonation is much like you, it needs to be flushed and run through the treatment center again.

        • di_da_is_alpha

          Naw, just stop at “flushed.” Make sure you have a plunger handy, though.

          • flamemeister

            Yes, I would expect the biff to gag.

        • Hannitized, Proofs obsession

          Using Bill Maher’s joke was an attempt to get you to realize your hypocrisy. Obviously that was three levels over your head.

          The only thing you don’t like about Bill Maher is that you didn’t get a chance to say it first.

          You’re a dumb @ass.

  • Kevin Flanagan

    Did you expect the matron/shysterette to travel via her broom?(:^(

  • two_amber_lamps

    This surprises us how? Sort of like Emperor Kerry…. yes if you catch me I shall contribute to the coffers of the proletariat, but it is quite beneath me…. I only regret the fact that you fools realized the fact that I was pulling the wool over my eyes… but it’s all in good sport, eh? Ha ha ha haaaaaaaa!

  • two_amber_lamps

    Oh, cherrio and such! Appears I’ve had a bit much of the sauce? Let me restate!

    This surprises us how? Sort of like Emperor Kerry…. yes if you catch me I shall contribute to the coffers of the proletariat, but it is quite beneath me…. I only regret the fact that you fools realized the fact that I was pulling the wool over YOUR eyes… but it’s all in good sport, eh? Ha ha ha haaaaaaaa!

  • headward

    The current Vice President said paying taxes is patriotic. Are democrats not patriotic and unamerican?

  • ndoldman

    If filthy rich democrats would pay their fair share of taxes maybe the public sector unions wouldn’t have to riot against the rich paying not paying enough to support the whims of the greedy supporters.

  • SigFan

    Gee, I wonder why rbb didn’t do his usual breathless reporting of this scandal? Oh, that’s right, she’s a Democrat. Never mind.

    So in true impartial application of the law, Ms. McCaskill would be occupying a cell right next to that other tax cheat – Wesley Snipes. Actually, there’s enough of the Democrats that have been caught fo r this now that they could occupy an entire wing in the pokey.

  • A Citizen

    I wonder when Charlie Rangel will pay his back taxes and John (“I was in Viet Nam”) Kerry will pay the taxes on his yact.

    • LastBestHope

      Kerry was in Vietnam?

      • $8194357

        Shot a young kid in the back as he was leaving the scene, is what I heard..

        • Bat One

          John Kerry is a liar, and a traitor. The Swiftboat Vets were too easy on his sorry ass.

          • $8194357

            A JFK blue water wanna be who ended up in brown water but got a purple heart to as JFK his hero have credability for cival service. Its wrong to degenerate anyones service to his country in any military capacity but his communist new left democrat anti-American baby killer speel when he came back was Jane Fonda unforgivable IMO. Now he has nuanced his way to the know it all internationalist progressive elitist mission I can’t now or ever did stand his sorry behind….

          • Bat One

            I stand by what I’ve stated. As a US Naval Officer, and since, John Kerry is a liar and a traitor.

      • A Citizen

        He was there, just for a photo op.

      • Proof

        On his way to Cambodia…at Christmas…with his magic hat!

  • mikemc1970

    A Democrat fails to pay taxes? You might as well have said that the Sun rises in the East. This is the real reason Democrats want to raise taxes on everyone else, so they can continue to dodge their own.

  • mickey_moussaoui

    Elitist Democrat mentality. In one way or another they all have it.

  • DopeyDem

    Has anyone ever asked these people who make $125,000 a year where they can come up with almost $300,000 in cash and not even blink? Time to start taking a very close look at campaign finance reform.