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Home is where the hurt is-impact of high property taxes in IL

By lostand confused following x   2017 Dec 29, 6:32pm 3,554 views   48 comments   watch   sfw   quote     share    


#Liberalism and high taxes

https://www.illinoispolicy.org/story/home-is-where-the-hurt-is-how-property-taxes-are-crushing-illinois-middle-class/
Joel Schurtz lived all across the U.S. before coming to Illinois. He took promising job opportunities where he could find them, from California to Alabama. His wife, Michelle, and their three young children would follow.
“Our family always had a plan,” Joel said. “We had three- to five-year goals and a plan. But when we came to Illinois that plan went out the window.”

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41   Ceffer   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 31, 1:06pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Maybe the Dems should just send the Mafia door-to-door with brass knuckles, shaking down property owners directly like they did in the old days.
42   DASKAA   ignore (3)   2017 Dec 31, 1:42pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

HappyGilmore says
Have you not been paying attention? Those laws are getting repealed. Slowly but surely.


Really? Which of federal labor protection laws have been repealed recently?
43   FortWayne   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 31, 9:34pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

this just reminds us that government first and foremost protects itself, not the taxpayers who they treat as slaves. why such high taxes? to pay government salaries and expenses. Hell most of us out here wouldn't even know if state government disappeared one day, there is nothing they can do for us with our money that we can't do ourselves better.
44   HappyGilmore   ignore (0)   2018 Jan 1, 9:31am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (3)   quote   flag        

FortWayne says
this just reminds us that government first and foremost protects itself, not the taxpayers who they treat as slaves. why such high taxes? to pay government salaries and expenses. Hell most of us out here wouldn't even know if state government disappeared one day, there is nothing they can do for us with our money that we can't do ourselves better.


Great-let's cut military spending by a factor of 100 then.
45   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Jan 1, 11:38am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

That’s off topic, but sure why not.

HappyGilmore says
FortWayne says
this just reminds us that government first and foremost protects itself, not the taxpayers who they treat as slaves. why such high taxes? to pay government salaries and expenses. Hell most of us out here wouldn't even know if state government disappeared one day, there is nothing they can do for us with our money that we can't do ourselves better.


Great-let's cut military spending by a factor of 100 then.
46   Booger   ignore (1)   2018 Jan 10, 5:16am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Everything in Illinois is over budget and behind schedule - except Chicagos murder rate.
47   Strategist   ignore (2)   2018 Jan 10, 7:08am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Booger says
Everything in Illinois is over budget and behind schedule - except Chicagos murder rate.


Criminals have the best work ethics. They get the job done without complaining. They also help us by killing other criminals.
If we offered a $10,000 reward for each criminal killed, we would not need law enforcement.

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