Wilkes Barre To Raise Taxes .... Famed Malaysian Concentric Bird Rears Its Ugly Head
For those of you who do not know what the Malaysian Concentric Bird is ....it is or rather was a large self defeating feathered ancestor of the modern democrat. Its habit of flying in ever tightening circles until it disappeared up its own asshole pretty much insured it didn't last long in that incarnation. Well that's what is happening in Wilkes Barre ....the city raises taxes far above that of other local municipal bodies ...tax payers move to Kingston ....Dallas and save themselves money ....sec 8 residents move into their empty homes .... crime goes up .....tax revenues fall ...more city tax payers flee to Noxen .... Plains ....sec 8 residents move from Newark to fill those empty homes .....crime goes up ....tax revenues fall ....the city raises tax ..... ya see where this has gone folks ?
Wilkes-Barre budget raises taxes 30 mills, no layoffs
Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tom Leighton proposed a $45.8 million budget for 2013 that includes a tax increase of 30 mills.