Wednesday, January 27, 2010

What's going on in Oregon

Oregon passed a tax increase on high-income earners Wednesday. What does it mean?
1. Progressives can't buy Nike products. Nike CEO Phil Knight said the measure would be assisted suicide for Oregon.
2. Behold, the power of government unions.
According to the most recent campaign finance disclosures, the “yes” campaign, which got more than 90 percent of its money from public employee and teacher unions, reported spending $5.67 million.
Isn't that like the bosses voting themselves a raise?
Oregon now joins Hawai'i with the highest state income taxes in the country. And Californians looking to escape can't go straight north.
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