M15 fails. Thank you South Dakotans for restoring my faith in you

Never thought for a second that my brothers and sisters would approve a very, very, very regressive tax increase. Thank you. While I don’t agree with all the Repugs you elected and reelected, I will say, you still are looking out for your neighbors. Thank You!


#1 Pathloss on 11.07.12 at 8:32 am

Agree. Not a good time for new taxes. If the state has excess and the city spends a budgeted 150K per citizen, it’s not necessary. It would be historic but a tax decrease has merit.

#2 larry kurtz on 11.07.12 at 6:09 pm

Hey, Denny Daugaard: pardon Bob Newland this year.

#3 Anthony D. Renli on 11.07.12 at 8:30 pm

IT DOES NOT SPEND 150K per citizen.
We do NOT have a 22.5 Billion dollar Budget.
This year our budget was 336 MILLION dollars….so..er…
that works out to 1/100th of your figure.

#4 l3wis on 11.07.12 at 10:30 pm

LK – Pardon Newland? still laughing.

#5 grudznick on 11.07.12 at 10:39 pm

Indeed, the Regressors and Greedy Fatcat Administrators and teachers wanting me to have less food and they fatter wallets were beaten back from the gates with stout sticks.

I’ll sign on to Pardon Bob. I’d even hand out bumperstickers that said Pardon Bob.

#6 Post-election thoughts by Guest Poster — South DaCola on 11.12.12 at 12:42 pm

[…] Dakota even surprised me with the votes recorded.  The worst of the worst went down to defeat.  As Lewis responded, my faith has also been restored.  These were primarily ALEC model legislation items defeated, […]