Local Governments Rebuff Efforts to Turn Off Red Light Cameras

Local Governments Rebuff Efforts to Turn Off Red Light Cameras

Probably the biggest and most alarming threat to our country is the addiction to government spending. Nobody -- not even conservative republicans -- ever want to cut government due to their fear of cutting popular programs.

But the reality is, we as a country must come to a reckoning -- if we are going to create new programs and laws to deal with "new problems" -- we must cut old programs to pay for them.

We can't just keep on raising taxes, especially not on working folk. There is only so much money to go around in the economy

Rather then building all of these casinos in New York, wouldn’t it be a better policy to eliminate the long-term capital gains tax on middle class families? This way, if people had the urge to gamble, they could strategically invest in our economy, and if they invested in the right way, rather then gambling, could improve their economic situation.

How I knew I messed up my tax return: NY State said they owed me a refund. Yes, I made a mistake. And when I fixed that information, NY State said I owed them $76. Typical.