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Letter: Even libs can’t afford taxes they impose ...




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June 11, 2014 | 1,545 views | 16 comments

Editor:

High taxes. That’s what happens when you vote for every park, pool, golf course, community center, bike path, and school building project. Voters don’t realize that voting for bond issues will mean higher taxes one way or another because these projects must be paid for. . . .

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Ken Semlinger  
Poth, TX  
June 13 at 1:33pm
 
 
Don't know. You can bet they will use the method that produces the most revenue.
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
June 13 at 1:20pm
 
 
Ken.... Are they using that system in 2014 ?
 
 
Ken Semlinger  
Poth, TX  
June 13 at 1:00pm
 
 
If we elect common sense politicians who take their duty to the voters seriously and spent taxpayer dollars accordingly, there would probably be few gripes about tax valuations ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
June 13 at 4:51am
 
 
Senior Citizen... I own ten plus acres
in Wilson county. The price different
between the type of land is not germane
to this conversation. The market value for
any ... Read More Read More
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
June 12 at 10:01pm
 
 
A cowardly Prairie Grouch belittles one who is not afraid to use her name. However, in response to the ag exemption comment, there is a vast different in land value when ... Read More Read More
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
June 12 at 8:36pm
 
 
Try selling farmland at the same price per acre as you would sell land for development of a subdivision. Vast difference!
 
 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
June 12 at 7:51pm
 
 
Beji Amhoudi Real name ?????
 
 
James Branum  
Grand Prarie, TX  
June 12 at 7:44pm
 
 
AKA Prairie Grouch, Squawk Box and Chief Noetall.
Grieve on Beji, Grieve on. :-)
 
 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
June 12 at 5:54pm
 
 
> I grieve for you ...

Says the loser that hides behind an anonymous post.
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
June 12 at 3:59pm
 
 
Rhonda..... I grieve for you in
your sad state of victimhood.
Having to pay about $26.25 per
month in taxes on a little over
21 acres of land with about 2100
square ... Read More Read More
 

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