Just Vote No!

A Look at Principles of Government and Just Taxation

No New TaxesIt’s special election time again here in Washington, that time when we waste even more taxpayer dollars to hold elections that have only one or two items on the ballot – items that likely would fail if placed on a general election ballot where the will of the greater population is more accurately reflected. Here in Spokane County, the two ballot issues are the renewal of an expiring sales tax for juvenile detention facilities and a 3/10% sales tax increase to fund public transportation.

The specific ballot issues may be unique to my county, but the principles of government and just taxation that are guiding my vote are applicable everywhere and should be applied at every election.


I will be saying “NO!” to renewing the expiring juvenile detention sales tax because we as a society are Taxed Enough Already! Continue reading “Just Vote No!”