Saturday, August 23, 2014

Without A Tax Limitation

Here's what happens in other states, like Georgia. Forsyth
County is north of Atlanta within commuting distance. It
looks like every interaction with government gets hit with
some sort of tax.

In this instance, they've added a "library impact fee," note
how it is always a fee, tacked on to a building permit charge.
That's designed to make the individual paying the tax as
though they're personally getting something out it.

It might not sound like much, but at 5.8 cents per
square foot, a rather ordinary 1400 square foot home
is hit with a $81.20 tax to support the local library.

Is this our future in Michigan as well?

Please note that one of the best library systems in 
the world is the New York City Public Library. And 
since the beginning, not one penny of public money
has gone into funding it. Government doesn't belong 
in anything where their impact isn't necessary.

Newark, Illinois, also has a privately endowed public
library. Current population of the village is estimated
to be about 1000 souls. If they could do it decades
ago when they were much smaller, anyone can.

Bill Vajk

Monday, August 18, 2014

Rumor Has It

Rumor has it that there is a large business interested in buying all the
closed Michigan prisons on the UP.

Bill Vajk

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