In Wisconsin it is a big deal when Walker is pushing a bill that will reduce property taxes by $100,000 million dollars!
"We are returning $100 million to working families with a property tax cut because that's who the money belongs to,â said Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, in a statement after the bill was approved by the state Senate earlier this week.Statewide, the tax cut â which is being delivered via increased public school aids â works out to about 8.8 cents per $1,000 of value, according to the Legislative Fiscal Bureau. "
When you figure it all out, the savings to taxpayers isn't worth the cost of paper and newsprint that it takes to enact and define the law. It is little more than Walker creating another powerful political sound bite to form a "Walker lowers property taxes" headline.
The real headline should be:
The Walker, Tea party just screwed America
The property tax cut in the Wisconsin news today, doesn't amount to drop in a rain storm when compared to what the Walker-tea-party insanity has cost every American in the past week.
Government Shutdown Cost $24 Billion, Standard & Poor's Says
WASHINGTON -- The government shutdown has taken at least $24 billion out of the United States economy, the financial ratings agency Standard & Poor's said Wednesday.
Pictured left to right in the photo are Representative Paul Ryan, Rep. Sean Duffy, and Senator Ron Johnson. They all voted "no" to raising the debt ceiling and opening the government. Republican Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner, Tom Petri joined in the "no" vote but are not pictured.
What did you lose?
While Walker is out front creating headlines that will save property owners the cost of a one topping pizza, Ryan, Duffy, Sensenbrenner, Petri, and Johnson voted to put the future of your children at grave risk.
Meanwhile we are to pat tea-party-Walker on the back for saving property owners a few cents? This is news when the tea-party-Walker padres just cost the same property owners umpteen times as much?
Please return leaders to the Congress who can compromise and accomplish the work of the people. Remember the names of the crazies and vote them out of office before they bring the country, the constitution, and the economy down and your children's future with it.