Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Denver Bond Issue and Mill Levy Increase

Reprinted from YourHub, the internet/print offering of the Denver Post. I remember Jim Syring from the '70's, when we taught film classes at the Western States Film Institue. It's great to see him still kicking butt and taking names.

My new address will be a cardboard box Contributed by: James Syring on 7/30/2007 Thank goodness our millionaire mayor is so committed to seeing that Denver's homeless have housing, because when hizzoner gets done raising my property taxes to fund everything, I'll be one more addition to the homeless statistics. I'm sorry, but I'm tired of us homeowners being the ones to bear a substantial portion of the burden of supporting the City of Denver. Over the years, I've seen more and more of my taxes go to support the Denver Public Schools until now, sixty percent of my property tax goes to an education system that is failing to educate our young people to such an extent that I believe it handicaps Denver in bringing new business to town because people don't want their children in DPS. Sixty percent of my taxes, and I don't even have any kids for them to dumb down. Anyway, hizzoner wants to bundle a bunch of bond issues and force them down our throats come election time and it appears that the flock of sheep that masquerades as our city council will go along. After all, they're all satisfied with their free passes to city golf courses and other perks that the rest of us taxpayers pay for. Continue reading...


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