And well they should, just as Okies pay the taxes imposed on Maine lobsters, or California peaches, or Silicon computer chips, or Montana coal, which has a staggering 20 percent severance.
This idea makes fiscal, economic and common sense.
It thinks longterm, addresses a real crisis, and can be implemented immediately by a simple majority vote by our legislators.
Speaking of our elected officials, if any one of them has a better idea, I’m anxious to hear it. If not, give mine a shot. The worst that can happen to you is you’ll lose a vote in committee.
The best may be you’ll become a statewide hero. Pretty good trade, it seems to me.
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