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Why tax increases failed - Global Warming
By Marvin Seibert


October 08, 2006

I have been reading all the people that are whining ( need a little cheese with that whine? ) about the failure of the tax increases for WhiteCliff and haven't heard the real cause yet. Sitting back and pondering the situation I figured it out...Global Warming! You see if it had been cold on Election Day instead of the average 1/3 of a degree warmer than the usually yearly temperature the anti-tax people would not have come out to vote. I'm sure right now Al Gore is adding this scenario to his movie "A Convenient Lie". Also since he said smokers add to Global Warming when we are going to propose a Carbon Tax on smokers, which would pay for Whitecliff.

Maybe, just maybe people are tired of be taxed for everything at every turn. Maybe cities ought to learn that Infrastructure is the main priority of city budgets and if they did not spend the money on a lot of useless projects they could tackle projects like these without tax increases. Look around, what have the politicians spent your money on that wasn't put to some kind of vote that wasn't a needed service but were a few politicians pet projects?

Marvin Seibert
Colorado Spring, CO

Received October 06, 2006 - Published October 08, 2006

About: " Frequent visitor to the beautiful town of Ketchikan"




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