HST referendum result doesn’t really matter


Well, here you are, voters, free to decide your own tax fate and undoubtedly the majority will think voting the HST out will be a good idea.


Well, here you are, voters, free to decide your own tax fate and undoubtedly the majority will think voting the HST out will be a good idea.

I noticed the question on the ballot is worded to confuse people as usual.

You never get a straight answer or question out of a partisan politician.

One thing is for sure, when the government tells you it’s for your benefit, you can bank on it not being in your best interest if it is in the ruling party’s best interest.

One glaring fact is being omitted in all the hype about the referendum on yes/no on the HST.

The truth is if you all want more services from the government, plus health care to improve to a level that is better than the broken, rundown, short-of-money program we now have in place, all taxpayers will have to pay more, period.

It is vain to think that you can be given more with less taxes.

Voters sometimes are that slow-witted to believe what the government representatives are saying.

If you do, you deserve to be heavily taxed.

Yes or no does not matter. What matters is that B.C. needs a couple of billion dollars more a year to spend on health care and education and job creation for your benefit.

This referendum is a gross waste of money, considering the provincial government does not care one bit if it stays or goes.

It will raise taxes regardless of the results, and a balanced budget is a falsehood, because the ruling party always lies about the bottom line.

Just ask Gordon Campbell. Well you don’t have to ask.

He’s already shown you what he and the government think and you, the taxpayer, are living it.

Mike Orr

Riske Creek

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