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Archive for February, 2011

The Examiner Exposes Cobb County’s Dereliction of Duty to Taxpayers

Bill Simon, Monday, February 28th, 2011

“For years, SPLOST proponents and County officials have argued that the tax is a “good deal” for Cobb taxpayers because “non-resident spending accounts for approximately 30% of sales tax revenue.” The claim was repeated many times by Rose Wing, chair of Citizens for Cobb’s Future in Wednesday’s debate with Lance Lamberton of the Cobb County […]

A Video Take on Cobb County SPLOST SLUSH FUND Vote

PV, Monday, February 28th, 2011

More irresponsible money management by Cobb County: Spending an additional $400,000 on this Special Election that could be held in November when the municipal elections are held…and money has to be expended on them.

Pronounce “SPLOST” As “SLUSH” & You Don’t Need To Say Anything Else About It

PV, Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Many people sometimes have a very challenging time grasping what a SPLOST is. They look at the “word” and are puzzled as to what it means. SO…here at the Political Vine, our crack team of political research “scientists” (’cause, you know, the study of “politics” is such a “science” (sic) ) has developed a very […]

Cobb SPLOST: Thou That Speaketh With Forked Tongue Should Be Tazed, Bro’

politicalvine, Friday, February 25th, 2011

Rumors have it that the organization formed to promote the upcoming Cobb County SPLOST vote on March 15th is going to engage in communicating messages that are deliberately misleading as to the truth about what this SPLOST contains. For those of you sitting at home in your comfy chair in any other county, you can […]

Cobb County SPLOST Debate Coming-Up!

Bill Simon, Monday, February 14th, 2011

AUSTELL, Georgia – The Cobb County Taxpayers Association (CCTA), which opposes the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) and Citizens for Cobb’s Future, which supports it, have agreed to have a public debate on the issue. The Cobb County Commissioners voted to put the measure on the ballot for March 15, 2011. The debate […]



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