Re "`Yes' on Prop. 30; `no' on Prop. 38" (Editorials, Oct 7): As a private business, The Bee has financially taken a big punch in the last few years. Yet The Bee incredibly wants still more taxes. California used to have some of the best schools, roads, and parks in the country.
However, we dumped all those wonderful features so we can instead have the country's highest government employee wages, benefits, and retirement. Tax increases have been incessant since the 1960's when the sales tax was in the 3-4 % range. Say `no' to all new taxes including Proposition 30.
-- Jim Chakedis, Rocklin
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