Hippocrates and His Kin
How the Donkey learned to Tax & Spend
The donkey in the self-help section of the bookstore, looking over the recent volumes “SPEND” and one on “TAX” says to the clerk, “I’ll take both.” –After Jerry Holbert | Boston Herald.
Hordes of Frightened people … stranded without plumbing . . . no electricity . . . no elevators . . . some standing at the railing as it they want to dive into the Gulf of Mexico. [At least that would be cleaner than the sewage backing up into your room.]
Is Congress running the Carnival Cruise Lines now? –Rob Rogers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Ryan Herche: As a newly elected school board member, I attended a three-day conference hosted by the California School Boards Association for the first time last month. The event serves as a training of sorts for new members.
I was eager to receive my school board "training," but after about two hours in attendance, my excitement quickly turned into disbelief as nearly every panelist presented information on how to raise taxes during lean economic times. As a matter of fact, the conference featured five different sessions on how to raise taxes.
Considering California's volatile state and slow economic recovery I was shocked to see there wasn't one workshop on how to save parents money, or any workshop that mirrors what millions of Californians are doing right now in response to these hard times: doing a little more with a little bit less.
The conference felt more like brainwashing. Before I was elected, I promised my constituents I would keep an open mind and duly consider everything set before me. I could not see that same willingness to appreciate a different perspective at this conference. All I could see was an insatiable desire to raise taxes.
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/02/16/5194780/californians-deserve-a-guarantee.html#storylink=cpy
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