"Thanks, Lisa. Sometimes I go stir crazy counting the cars not driving by.
I think the most important question remains: Did any official attending opening night as La Mesa's ambassador at least get an autographed ball for their efforts?"
"It's fair to say that there are good arguments on both sides of this question. And while it would be easy to make the cheap shot that whenever government takes a day off, liberty wins, that is not my style.
Nor would it behoove the La Mesa…"
Your comments the LMT are spot on! I watched the meeting last night from the comfort of my living room-but did not play any drinking games! To watch the mayor attempt to snooker the others into voting to have the city manager sign the PBID agreement was expected. To watch Ernie not take the bait and stand firm was refreshing.
Keep up the good work on the PBID issue. While I am not directly affected I do have a few concerns.
1. Make sure whatever money the city would normally spend in the area continues to be spent in the area if the PBID passes. You don't want to just tax yourself more for the same level of service you had before.
2. You just know the wankers in Sacramento are well aware of the fact they can continue to take ever more local money for their use as long as local groups will "step up" and tax themselves to fill the void left by those state thieves. A vicious cycle that locals seem to play right into the hands of state officials. Hang on because state officials are laying the groundwork to allow a local personal and business income tax scheme in the not too distant future.
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