The Libertarian Cato Institute just released their “Fiscal Policy Report Card
on America’s Governors: 2008” – and they gave current Democratic Governor Ted Strickland a B!
Governor Strickland has succeeded in his goal of passing an expanded homestead exemption under the property tax. He is also following through on a phased-in replacement of Ohio’s corporate franchise and business property taxes with a gross receipts tax. The plan is supposed to result in a large net tax cut for businesses. On spending, the governor supports large increases in the education budget and is pushing an expensive debt-financed energy […]Full Story... →
I’m sitting here watching the emails and posts come in attacking my support for the casino initiative ( issue #6 ). It’s interesting because attacks are coming from the right and the left.
I’ve had long discussions with people on both sides of the issue in an attempt to pinpoint the specific reasons each side is opposing it.
Everyone seems dead set against this specific bill (just like they were with the last one) but their reasons, with all due respect, all seem like a lot of bullshit to me.
Funny thing though: no one seems to […]Full Story... →
Rasmussen reported today that TWENTY FIVE PERCENT of adults will be dressing up for Halloween this year!
I’m still considering the wolf costume – if I can find that damn squirrel.
No news on how many will be carving pumpkins (I plan on doing mine tomorrow). But if you are then be sure to check out yeswecarve.com for Barack Obama-themed pumpkin stencils.
Speaking of Barack Obama, Rasmussen also reports today that Barack Obama leads John McCain by 8 points (52% to 44%) in the daily presidential tracking poll.Full Story... →