The no tax, but spend republicans are going nowhere fast on a "Crazy train." Vermont's Republican Governor "Veto" Scott is planning to cut spending on the state's budget by millions of dollars at a time when the cost of government is rising. Will he raise taxes? Heck no. He claims state spending is going out of control on it's crazy train. If he had agreed to a retail sale and tax for legal pot he could have dealt with this issue. But, that would be raising taxes and also offend his out dated beliefs about pot.
Even in the old days of the Bible, wine was drank and herbs used for aliments, but not so with Scott. He'd rather race his cars and build stuff and in his spare time act the role of governor. He wants to pay for his pet projects, but heaven forbid raise a tax on the sale of marijuana or anything else.
If state spending is so out of control, then why are we just now hearing about it right after the Legislature has gone home? Hello! Yes, of course state spending is out of control and if you want to know why, just look at the list of overpaid managers and supervisors in state government. Why do trained staff need all this management? Can't they think for themselves? Or is it some other problem? Where is all the money really going? Find that out and you'll win the prize.
Thomas W. King