And what do frustrated moonbats who have no clue how town meeting works but do have a ton of money do with themselves in the middle of the third year of a NH taxpayer revolt?
Why they make up a phony name, most of which was stolen from legitimate NH taxpayer groups, and then flex their moonbat muscles in front of an adoring press like a bunch of greased up dumbbell lifters at a Vegas bodybuilders convention.
Take for instance this gaggle of lefties who took part of Granite State Taxpayers and The Coalition of Taxpayers names and crafted some non-binding warrant article for town meetings where they suggest they can lower property taxes with an assault against “The Pledge” of Governor Mel Thomson fame, currently collected by CNHT. Pledging to oppose income or sales taxes is a popular as ever thanks to the new Spendocrat majorities in the Legislature and our limp little Governor who could not stop them.
What was it Ben Franklin said about a man who thinks he can tax himself into prosperity must also believe he can stand in a bucket and lift himself with the handle.
Income taxers took a hiding in Grafton when locals, thinking like old Ben, out-smarted them with this amended version:
"RESOLVED: We the citizens of Grafton, NH believe in a New Hampshire
that is just and fair. The property tax has become unjust and unfair. State leaders who have increased State spending 17% in the last budget perpetrate higher and higher property taxes. We call on our State Representatives and our Governor to reduce the
irresponsible spending in Concord, which will lower the property tax burden for the residents of New Hampshire."
Guess what, income taxers. Voters just took care of business all over the state last Tuesday when they voted down millions of spending proposals from Coos to the sea. They did not need your help at all. And this Saturday many more towns will do the same.
The Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers will be collecting THE PLEDGE at our July 5, Taxpayer Family Reunion, Independence Day Cookout at the Hopkinton State Fairgrounds as usual, and we expect a banner year for it.
In fact, we may just dedicate our 2008 Cookout to THE PLEDGE.