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Old 08-22-2014, 06:48 AM
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Originally Posted by newenglandgirl View Post
Pandering to seniors without need is the same thing essentially as pandering to mega-corporations by giving them enormous subsidies (from taxpayers of course) they themselves say they do not need. These programs with all their administrators do not get instituted without political benefit. Richer folks vote, simple as that.
Richer folks not only vote but when they move they take their contributions to your tax base with them. Witness cities when the affluent move out. Corporations and individuals are recruited to go elsewhere.
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Old 08-22-2014, 07:38 AM
Location: Near a river
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Originally Posted by runswithscissors View Post
HALF my property tax goes to schools in my state of FL.
Feel better. It's 66% here.
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