Posts Tagged “taxation”

Bloomberg, Preckwinkle and the soda pop fizzle

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Bloomberg, Preckwinkle and the soda pop fizzle

Bloomberg, Preckwinkle and the soda pop fizzle Soda pop war sends shockwaves through Cook County By Ray Hanania Let’s begin with the hypocrisy of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. What a pathetic hypocrite. Thank God he’s not mayor of Chicago. This guy spent $13 million to buy pathetic advertising – that seemed to have…

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Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

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Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

Most Baby Boomers and senior citizens are living on fixed incomes, many far below what any reasonable person needs to survive in today’s world. They can barely cover food and living requirements, let alone things like travel, clothing and even a little entertainment for themselves. They worked hard all their lives to build up this…

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Preckwinkle follows record sales tax hike with Cable TV tax

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Preckwinkle follows record sales tax hike with Cable TV tax

I like Toni Preckwinkle and think she is doing a good job. But sometimes I wonder about her decisions, who she supports and promises she makes and breaks. The county tax on golf, bowling and cable TV seems misguided to me By Ray Hanania Three months after Cook County passed a whopping a $470 million…

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