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They're our streets. It's our money. So why isn't it our decision?
pioneer press ^ | 9-28-11 | Joe Soucheray

Posted on 09/28/2011 5:42:26 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB

The residents, quaintly enough also known as taxpayers, don't want that island. They have formed their own ironic offspring known as Local Taxpayers for a Livable Community, distinguished from TLC by the fact that they are not funded but, in fact, are the funders.

My hope for LTLC is that they are not too late in the sense that a wild horse has already left the barn. Let us understand our civics, shall we? The people who pay the bills, the taxpayers, watch, seemingly helplessly, as millions of dollars in federal funds - their money - is won by outfits like TLC to finance projects that the residents not only do not want but that also apparently circumvent the electoral process.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: agenda21; bikes; ngo; roads; streets; taxes
If we go down this road, it is only a matter of time before the unaccountable and unelected would have a say in all the aspects of our daily lives.

that horse left the barn years ago, Joe. See "Agenda 21" from the UN...

1 posted on 09/28/2011 5:42:32 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
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Grants to NGO’s should be banned.

2 posted on 09/28/2011 5:53:11 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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