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Forrester very thin on details of tax plan

Forrester remains, late in the campaign, very thin on details of his plan to reduce taxes by 30 percent. Now, if you cut taxes, you're also cutting revenue, in a state already hard-pressed for it, and still to some extent trying to recover from 9-11-2001's hit to the regional economy.
    So if you cut taxes and revenues, that means you have to cut services. If you read the report of the lottery commission, you will be surprised to learn that some of the money for the states three veterans homes (Paramus, Menlo Park, and someplace in South Jersey, maybe Cherry Hill) depends on the revenue, meaning the number of tickets sold, from the Lottery!
    As anybody who reads the papers knows, there is already a waiting list for all three facilities, probably not enough nurses, and there are 3,500 new veterans returning from Iraq, etc., of which 25 percent are expected to suffer from some form of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or about 875 people. Do you really want somebody not to get their meds or proper treatment because lottery sales were off that week, as people crossed state lines to play powerball instead?
   It's not just taxes, but how the money is allocated, that makes a difference. Forrester is part of the crowd that wants to destroy Social Security. He is all too quiet on his real plans for the finances for New Jersey. But he runs with the Enron and "Kenny Boy" Lay crowd, so you don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to figure out what his plans are for New Jersey's finances.

by jfdunphy on November 03 at 8:08 PM EST

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