Think about the impact of utility rates on small employers. Think about mandated leave policies and new hiring requirements. Think about homeowners who are underwater on their mortgages whose property taxes continue to rise. Has a levy ever failed in this city?
Continuous levies to support operational budgets cannot be sustained and do not set a foundation so working families can build economic upward mobility.
Why the jail? Because the cost of growing your own, if pot was actually legal in the same way that beer and wine are legal, is about 11 cents a gram. But the state wants to charge 250 times that. Which means that they have to use the police to squash any competition.
In 1960, 1968, 1976, and 2000, the unemployment rate was flat in the second quarter. Each of those elections was razor close in the popular vote. Two of them (1960 and 2000) were decided by election fraud. This year, the second quarter unemployment rate began at 8.2% and ended at 8.2%.
You don't like it, and neither do I, but it's factual. The only way Obama could win would be if he ran a much better campaign than Romney. Which his handlers gave him all the way through the Convention. And then he blew it, big time.