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Subject:  Re: New Tax on Retirees proposed Date:  7/11/2009  2:02 AM
Author:  fleg9bo Number:  15246 of 20640

I guess that's the difference between Oregon and Washington. A few years ago, voters passed an initiative that contained substantial tax cuts that Democrats HATED. The state supreme court came to their rescue and rules the initiative to be unconstitutional.

DEespite that, Democrats and Republicans both united in the legislature to AGAIN pass those tax cuts into law, and the Dem governor signed the bill cutting taxes.

It seems that OR has been the insulation that has kept WA from turning into CA. As we gradually turn into CA (tax hikes, policies to drive up the cost of energy, etc.), your southern flank will be exposed.

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