Representation without taxation
To the Editor:
Both state House tax committee chairman Greg Davids and State Senator Jeremy Miller have coauthored legislation to reduce business property tax throughout the state and their republican cohorts are working to phase out statewide business property tax over 12 years.
According to the U.S. Supreme Court in the Citizens United decision, corporations have the rights of individuals in matters of “free” speech, with unlimited amounts to buy votes.
The original tea party in Boston Harbor was about taxation without representation. Now it seems the case is of representation without taxation.
To paraphrase George Orwell when he was down on the farm, “All of us are equal, but some of us are more equal than others.”