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Today, CJ Online presented a story some of us have known about for a while. http://cjonline.com/news/2014-06-24/douglas-county-mandates-residential-permit-kobachs-barn#.U6rVjYmo0FA.twitter ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 09:46 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
If you thought Greg Abbott still didn't have enough explaining to do, I'd love to see how he tries to explain the position his party's candidate for state controller has taken on raising sales taxes.
by alaprst
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 11:02 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
"I love Milwaukee," Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told a reporter a few months back. The right-wing Republican was responding to criticisms that his policies were taking away constitutionally ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 09:15 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
It's possible that soon, Pennsylvanians 60 and older crushed by soaring local property taxes will be able to have them reduced by "volunteering" to work at a local school to earn property tax credits.
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 63 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 08:16 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
There are some diaries alleging that Mitt Romney has done something wrong by asking for his property in San Diego county to be reassessed to way less than the sale price from a few months before. ...
by Attorney at Arms
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 04:18 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Just spent a wonderful week in the mountains of Colorado with some friends. It's beautiful ski country with pristine lakes. Our friend has done well for himself and owns a lot of mountain property.
by Geriw
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Aug 26, 2011 at 06:18 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
At what point did Republicans declare war on teachers? ...
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 105 comments on Mon Mar 07, 2011 at 02:45 PM PST with 34 Recommends
[ Cross Posted from MuskegonCritic.blogspot.com ] Michigan is looking down the barrel of a large shift over to Republicans this year. Republican ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Oct 25, 2010 at 07:05 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
As Bob Ehrlich circles the state making empty promises to business owners and shooting "man on the street" videos with GOP ringers not disclosing their ties to his campaign, the truth is never far ...
by justdafacts
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Aug 03, 2010 at 09:57 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I am all for Andy Cuomo running for New York Governor - hooray. Broadly speaking he has been a steadfast supporter of progressive ideas, he's not my dream candidate but he should be fine I guess. ...
by stillman
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon May 24, 2010 at 10:37 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
For those that reside outside of Alabama, it might come as a big surprise that our state is only one of two left that fully tax food. The neighboring State of Mississippi as you can see is the other.
by alpolitics
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed Apr 21, 2010 at 05:43 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Bob Ehrlich’s habit of rewriting history and wishing away his record was on display a couple of Saturdays ago, when he told his radio audience he did not raise taxes in 2003. Ha! Less ...
by justdafacts
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 01, 2010 at 10:38 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Here's a kernel of good news from Tuesday’s game changing election in Massachusetts: When Martha Coakley lost a sure bet Democratic seat, former Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich lost his last ...
by justdafacts
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 12:33 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Conservatives love to quote Adam Smith, the Father of Capitalism . But I doubt that many of them have actually read his works. Adam smith extolled the free market in his seminal work, An Inquiry ...
by bay of arizona
Comment Count 60 comments on Wed Oct 21, 2009 at 11:33 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
This diary is in response to comments received in yesterday’s diary entry. The first complaint that was received was that somehow teachers are against all forms of accountability—this ...
by bartct
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Oct 10, 2009 at 01:21 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I just paid a 7% tax on a non-fast food ham sandwich. My wife didn't believe me until I showed her the receipt. As of April 1, 2008 the Indiana sales tax increased from 6% to 7% - while homeowner ...
by Democratic Tribune
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2009 at 08:49 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
America: land of innovation, of the can-do spirit, of Yankee ingenuity. Americans were the first people in the world to declare independence from an empire -- and get away with it. Americans dug ...
by Geenius at Wrok
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2008 at 07:09 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
All my math is fuzzy.
by willep
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2008 at 07:14 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Having just filed your income tax returns you might be interested: recently The Wall Street Journal had a series recently purporting to prove that the wealthy pay MORE than their share of taxes.
by douglassmyth
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Apr 18, 2007 at 09:16 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I mean, I would love to be able to park the car, stroll down the street and take care of my business in a bunch of family owned establishments. I really try to do that. But a problem arose: the ...
by willep
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 14, 2006 at 03:35 AM PST with 5 Recommends