posted on Jul, 18 2013 @ 11:16 AM
reply to post by crankyoldman
OK, But I don't feel "insane". LOL
In general, I figure our system was set up to allow the member states to run their houses the way they want without federal intrusion.
If N.Y. or California want to go "socialist" , restrictive gun laws, so on, let em. it's up to the locals to decide/fix. If they want goats to be able
to marry sheep, let em. it's their business.
Just as long as they leave the rest of us ALONE. Let us run our states as WE want.
State and county taxes, especially county, have few revenue sources and if the local people vote a county tax, outside corporations, who already have
a huge advantage in "volume purchasing", The Wal-Marts, Costcos of the world, not pay those county taxes or even state taxes, the local businesses get
From my view of things, assuming you don't live in a big city, is take care of the local community first, your neighbors, your friends. When local
economies grow then all of a sudden the overall state economy looks better, then the national outlook improves.
If it's the local sales tax itself that's the beef then go activist and work for it's overall removal.
Not exemption for the big boys! ...I think...LOL
edit on 18-7-2013 by nwtrucker because: grammar