Two thoughts about Manatee County vote last week on tax measures

June 26, 2013 

Two things about last week's vote:

1. Both issues were tax issues. One, the gift to business, was more cleverly hidden and designed to pass. The other, actually called a tax, was designed to fail.

2. The tax for indigent care results defined the degree to which Manatee County is a Christian community.

Russell W. Owens


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