Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Vote against local tax increase

    If you desire to have your taxes doubled, next year, and the next year, and the next year, and the next year, and a fifth year and more, then vote for the doubling of the tax this November.
    But, if you are an intelligent voter, vote no for a tax which disappears into the maws of quasi-government organizations, such as the Sun Valley Marketing Alliance and the Fly Sun Valley Alliance, with no accountability. It is kind of like the Forever Stamp postage. Yes, once voted in, the tax will be here for at least five years, but probably forever. Unlike the Forever Stamp, which you pay for once, the Forever Tax will have a Forever Cost. And, I stress, there will be no accountability.
    Please, everyone, vote no! The advocates are organized, well-funded by our own government, and every last one of them is going to vote for the tax doubling. That means every single vote will count, just like last year, when we defeated the double taxation by a narrow margin. So, please, please, don’t miss the opportunity to save our community. Be sure to vote.
    Remember, the state sales tax is probably going to go up, also, by 17 percent. The government wants to tax the Internet, also. And our federal government is $17 trillion in debt and growing. When will it stop and who will stop it? It is up to us to stop this double-tax stampede. It is not only bad for us, it is bad for the tourists, also. Let’s get out all of the intelligent voters and put a stop to this madness. We may not be able to stop the state sales tax, nor the Internet tax, nor the $17 trillion of federal debt, but we can stop the doubling of our sales tax.
Jake Jacoby


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