Who are these "tax fighters" yelling so loudly day after day about the grievous misdeeds of our city and its government/administration?
-- They are our neighbors, friends and residents who would spit out ire that the free Skype service (video communications) on the library computers might be used by fellow neighbors, friends and residents with spouses and parents in the military.
That's right...they're upset that Daddy or Mommy in Iraq or Afghanistan can see you and talk to you on a computer at our public library.
-- They are the neighbors, friends and residents who feel that those living in apartments aren't REAL residents and that their votes, opinions and support for city issues don't count because they aren't property owners. Never mind that they've apparently forgotten that the person/entity owning the property doesn't simply pay that huge tax bill out of the goodness of his/her heart. Taxes are rolled into rent. We're ALL taxpayers in one way, shape or form.
That's right...those who support Martin Howrylak, a council member who PAYS NO TAXES, are upset at renters who do voicing an opinion.
-- They are the neighbors, friends and residents who were upset that the city cleared the area surrounding the police station/dispatch center and City Hall of snow/ice on the night following a storm and coinciding with a Council Meeting. Can you imagine the outrage if they HADN'T cleared it, though?
That's right...the TCU is upset that our city makes it easier for our police force to get to us in case of emergencies on inclement days AND that they made it more convenient for the whiners to show up in person to express that ignorant opinion in the first place.
-- They are neighbors, friends and residents who are INCENSED that local children and moms and dads made homemade signs, walked peacefully from the library to the City Hall and held a quiet presentation in support of the library. In the words of one TCU supporter: