Let’s remember some of our local PIGS who started the Iraq War. My fascist is worse than yours! Kirby Wilbur, a rightwing talk radio host on KVI 570 AM Seattle boosted every war, and organized his audience into a militia called the “570th Cavalry” to swarm and intimidate peace rallies. Kirby Wilbur is now the Chairman of the Republican Party in the State of Washington and was one of the plaintiffs who funded and won Citizens United.
Washington State voters approved Tim Eyman’s latest initiative I-1366 by 51.5% to 48.5% (http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/State-Measures-Initiative-Measure-No-1366-concerns-state-taxes-and-fees.html). How many of them realized that the initiative makes it very difficult to eliminate tax loopholes (“preferences”) for special interests? How many of them realized that the state is under court order to find billions of additional dollars to fund education? […]
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There’s a simple way to beat Tim Eyman and his initiative I-1366. At the same time we’ll lower taxes on most people, help the environment, and, optionally, raise revenue to fund schools. We can even do it in a revenue-neutral way, thereby making it palatable to some Republicans. In short, Let’s use I-732 (revenue-neutral carbon […]