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Politicians are conniving

Politicians are conniving. They want our money, and always more. But when they face taxation limits, they need our permission. What to do? First they spend our money on their personal projects (e.g., NH 2020), and when there’s not enough left for police, fire, roads, schools, etc., they come crying for tax hikes or bond indebtedness.

What should we do? First, say no to tax measures. Insist that politicians spend what they already get on priorities first. Our taxes are already high enough. Second, demand responsibility by careful evaluation of candidates.

Don’t just vote for (tax-grabbing) incumbents.

Lee Maxwell

Nevada City

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