Forced Busing Never Worked

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Parents spend their lives providing a safe nurturing environment for their children . UnifiEd wants to rip all that apart and reinstitute the hated busing that never worked in the first place. 

UnifiEd plans will simply make our children dread every day of school and forced busing will be a boon for surrounding counties by promoting urban flight which is exactly what happened in the previous days of busing all over the country.

Is forced busing the best plan UnifiEd can come up with? Isn't one definition of insanity doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results?

Steve Campbell

Reappraisal Equals Redistribution Of Wealth

Marty Haynes Is Still The Man For The Job

Mr. Obama Didn't Build It


Here’s a simple and accurate explanation of the Hamilton County property reappraisal results. Picture three adjacent property owners–you and your two next door neighbors. One neighbor to your ... (click for more)

It is with great pleasure that I support Marty Haynes for re-election as our assessor of property. I have grown up with Marty and his entire family and you could not find a more honest and ... (click for more)

Former President Obama once stated, “If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” Not only did that remark insult millions, it betrayed his fundamental lack ... (click for more)


Opinion

Reappraisal Equals Redistribution Of Wealth

Here’s a simple and accurate explanation of the Hamilton County property reappraisal results. Picture three adjacent property owners–you and your two next door neighbors. One neighbor to your left, one to your right, and you in the middle. Imagine that the county assessor gives one of your neighbors a tax break. That’s easy enough, just by juggling the new appraisals. Now, ... (click for more)

Marty Haynes Is Still The Man For The Job

It is with great pleasure that I support Marty Haynes for re-election as our assessor of property. I have grown up with Marty and his entire family and you could not find a more honest and ethical person to hold this position. We have served on several committees together and I can assure you he is someone we all can trust and I think his record to date shows exactly that fact. ... (click for more)

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