Coming off the back of their highly successful program of making the rich pay their fair share with $5.00 gasoline, the Obama admin are now looking to soak the rich even further by charging them a per mile tax for every mile you drive. The Transportation Opportunities Act- allows all the rich people who drive the opportunity to pay their fair share. Pure genius! White House Puts Out Feelers on the Transportation Opportunities Act Posted by Tabitha Hale (Profile) Thursday, May 5th at 12:09PM EDT Via The Hill: Itâs called the Transportation Opportunities Act, which is very ironic because Iâm not sure of one opportunity that this would provide for the middle class Obama seems to keen on assisting. If you think for half a second youâll quickly realize that we pay gas taxes every time we fill up our cars. For example, this chart. Yes, Connecticut, youâre already spending over $.70/gallon on taxes. In a 16 gallon tank, thatâs $11.20 going to the government every time you fill up. This already serves the purpose of taxing people on how much they drive. No, itâs not as accurate as, say, monitoring the mileage of every vehicle and taxing them based on how much they actually drive. The logistics of implementing a system that tracks the mileage of every car owner to monitor road use are mind boggling, not to mention a direct infringement on the rights of drivers. They seem to know that Americans will not accept this sort of violation, which is why theyâre ready to wage the PR campaign: The administration is denying that itâs an official proposal, claiming that it isnât so much a proposal as an early draft, and that it was never approved. What it feels like is a way for them to get people used to the idea and start warming us up to their intent. Itâs unwise to put anything past this administration in regards to raising taxes. It may seem far fetched, but itâs not necessarily a new tax idea, and has been floated at the state level in several states, including Illinois and North Carolina. They will likely cloak it in green and sell it as the responsibilty of the motorist to pay their âfair shareâ. The question is, does the White House believe that everyone who owns a car is ârichâ? It seems a little more than probable that the majority of motor vehicle owners fall well below President Obamaâs $250k threshhold. At this point, it appears our President is actively working to destroy the middle class heâs been preaching about rescuing.