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Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Which race or issue in the upcoming municipal elections Tuesday, April 5, is of the greatest importance to you?
 Representatives on City Council / Board of Aldermen
 School Board Members
 City Officials (Mayor, Treasurer, Collector, etc.)
 School tax levy increase
 Other (please explain)

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Somehow, my post wound up on the religion forum.

-- Posted by desert Rat on Tue, Feb 9, 2016, at 3:55 PM

I wonder Rat, why do you hate rich people so much? Are you jealous of their money? Their drive? Their intelligence? Hating someone simply because of their standing in life seems to be a pretty poor way to go about life.

I do just have one question that I would like answered Rat if it's ok with you. Do you have any concerns at all, about how a trickle down effect of Sanders big ideas, assuming they can even get off the ground, will effect the world you live in?

I mean do you truly believe there won't be any bumps & this will go smoothly & not change anything about you're daily life in a negative way? If so that is perfectly fine, free to believe what you want. I'm just making sure you've actually thought of the consequences, and if you feel the reward out weights the risk than that's great for you. Just making sure you've actually thought it out not just said, yeah great idea do it.

-- Posted by oldschool17 on Tue, Feb 9, 2016, at 11:47 AM

I feel so sorry for those poor rich people with their wealth untaxed overseas. Again OS, I'm glad I don't see the world through your eyes. A vote against the GOP is a good idea.

-- Posted by desert Rat on Tue, Feb 9, 2016, at 10:00 AM

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