Arizona immigration law heats up
In a recent letter (“Immigration change won’t work? May 6) Cassandra Hunt wrote, “and as far as racial profiling is concerned... the legals can thank the illegals for that.” First, Arizona denies their law uses racial profiling, why? Because racial profiling is racist — as well as unconstitutional! And whom is she referring to as “legals” exactly? She seems to imply that “legals” have brought it on themselves.
Improvement means change, but not all change is an improvement
Contrary to the negative nellies, the Ingersoll Avenue lane realignment is a success. See the smiling bikers pedaling before that coming crash when they pile up like World War I bi-planes crashing on No-Mans-Land. The car traffic does seem a little slower. But is it because of the new lane arrangement? Naw, half the old commuters now take Grand Avenue, clogging that street like a meat eaters artery. Hear the screeching of harsh braking and horns tooting as commuters sludge thru this new blissful commute? Improvement means change, but not all change is an improvement.
Lower the tax rate
I think ol’ Duffy has forgotten that taxes are used to suppress an activity (“Duffy’s View,” May 6). Every time taxes are reduced, revenues increase. Higher taxes also mean higher prices as we, the end consumer, pay 100 percent of these taxes. After all if a business has no customers, it has no income to tax. If you desire lower prices for goods and services, more jobs and increased government revenues, then a low tax rate is the way to go.
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