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Forum Post: The Tea Party vs. The Public Library

Posted 1 year ago on Aug. 19, 2013, 12:56 p.m. EST by GirlFriday (17435)
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None of that placated the Tea Party. Right after the Campbell County court decision they asked the Judge to place in escrow $2.7 million, more than 55 percent of the library's tax revenue. Doing so would effectively decimate the library system. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-morris/the-tea-party-vs-the-publ_b_3768714.html

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[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 11 months ago

The teabagge(R) war on the commons and common sense continues.

"In September 2012 the Library Board of Pulaski County, Kentucky raised property taxes $1 per year for a typical homeowner to maintain the existing level of services in its five libraries. Voters were not given the opportunity to reject the increase; in 2006 however, they were and resoundingly approved a much larger increase to finance a new library.

But in 2006 the county and the country did not have a Tea Party. That grassroots movement sprang up early 2009 in fury at the federal government’s attempt to help millions of people facing foreclosure stay in their homes. In 2010 it escalated into a full-throated attack on the federal government’s attempt to expand medical care access to tens of millions. By 2012 the Tea Party movement’s virulent anti-government, anti-tax philosophy and take-no-prisoners, I’m-not-my-brother’s-keeper attitude had come to define American politics. "

http://www.alternet.org/economy/tea-party-wages-war-public-libraries

Taking "dare to be stupid" to whole new levels.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

"In September 2012 the Library Board of Pulaski County, Kentucky raised property taxes $1 per year for a typical homeowner to maintain the existing level of services in its five libraries. Voters were not given the opportunity to reject the increase; in 2006 however, they were and resoundingly approved a much larger increase to finance a new library. - See more at: http://onthecommons.org/magazine/tea-party-targets-public-libraries#sthash.MRLGo7Hm.dpuf"

Teabagge(R)s hate that whole edumacation thingie, whatever that is.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

Of course not, that's why they spend so much time white-washing history. Ever notice how they talk a lot about alter or abolish but aren't actually bright enough to figure out how to present it properly. Nor do they come equipped with the braincells necessary to actually consider the ramifications or offer alternatives.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Real teabagge(R)s don't need no damn book learnin'!!

Every thing they need's on TV!

FLAKESnews inc!!

[-] -2 points by RomSKnight (-25) 1 year ago

or they can go to criminalize liberalism.com

[-] 2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/

There's the liars and criminals.......fool.

For good measure, check out this criminal!!!

http://www.rickscottwatch.blogspot.com/

[-] -1 points by RomSKnight (-25) 1 year ago

sounds fair and balanced to me.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Thanks for the bump and glad to see you don't care too much for the average teabagge(R) either........:)

How do you manage to tie the strings on your puppet so quickly?

[-] -1 points by RomSKnight (-25) 1 year ago

No strings. Just a hand up my ass (like your head is up yours)

http://stores.melaniesemporium.com/media/09/a6473a7133148a7fc2f8c3_m.jpg

[-] 2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Aww,

That's cute zilla.

You're ass(sic) issue free as ever.

thanks for the bump though.

glad to see you hate teabagge(R)s too.

[-] 0 points by dreamingforward (394) from Tacoma, WA 11 months ago

Remind them that an informed populace is essential to a healthy democracy. If they don't support public libraries, then they don't support democracy. End of Story.