House Dems bribed to silence on tax bill?
Allahpundit calls House Democrats “a gang of cheap losers” for folding like this, and it’s hard to disagree: apparently, all that rhetoric about tax cuts for the rich can easily be trumped with an additional ethanol subsidy. To which I say, drink deep: because in a world where Al Cubslayer Gore is talking about ending that kind of pork, the odds that it’s going to | Read More »
‘The Trillion Dollar Fix.’
R.S McCain summarizes Megan McArdle’s post about our current economic strategy in three words: “It won’t work.” Which is a fair assessment, both in Megan’s analysis and in her conclusions. Personally, I would have preferred it if Stacy could have been able to summarize both with one word, though: “Oops.” Not to be a broken record about this, but I didn’t need Megan to tell | Read More »
Woonsocket Tea Party group stops supplemental tax increase.
It was originally expected to pass, no problem. But then a bunch of people showed up and… well. 6-1 for became 4-3 against. WOONSOCKET — Faced with a heavy outpouring of opposition from property owners, the City Council last night narrowly defeated a supplemental tax bill to wipe out a School Department deficit of $3.7 million. [snip] The measure would have given the city authority | Read More »