“Grover Norquist, the president of ATR, told HUMAN EVENTS yesterday, ‘Cap and trade is a euphemism for ‘massive tax hike’. President Obama is once again making a mockery of his promise not to raise taxes on those making less than $250,000.’”
“Beginning with the imminent land acquisition phase, the proposed $635 million Music City Center project could soon have a transparency Web site so those interested can track revenues as they come in, along with an itemization of expenditures.
The idea, introduced by District 22 Councilman Eric Crafton, was advanced in Monday’s Metro Council budget and finance committee meeting. Crafton’s amendment to add the transparency Web site by August was unanimously approved by the committee, though details are vague.”
“The answer to that is that his vote was the deciding vote that gave every Californian the largest tax increase in the history of our state. We are all his constituents and therefore we all have a stake in how all our legislators vote. His was especially egregious because he signed a no tax pledge before his last election and then a few months after the election, voted for the largest tax increase in the history of the state.”