- This just in from Dave Lister who knows folks in the big confab today looking at ways to feather the nests of the educrats at the school system instead of educating our kids. Their answer increasing the business income tax…AND…wait for it:
A 1% INCOME TAX ON ALL RESIDENTS OF PORTLAND.
This after the city just gave $200,000 to the hippies at Tryon Creek
This after the metro just gave those same hippies $300,000
This after the schools had to pay off Steve Goldschmidt to the tune of $600,000
This after the schools refuse to close even MORE schools due to diminishing numbers of students
This after the city paid off protesters to the tune of $300,000 for getting pepper sprayed after they refused to get out of the street and impeding law abiding citizens
This after they oversaw tax abatements to wealthy Pearl District (and other) districts
This after building a tram for OHSU–against the wishes of the citizenry which has zoomed up from $15 million to $45 million
This after the water bureau pissed away two computer systems
This after the city has proposed taxing real estate purchases to give to the poor
This after the city has proposed taxing the internet and cell phone
- Expansion of the convention center and moving forward for plans for hotel
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