Just another fun Summer in Seattle:
- Seattle business tax burden is among the highest in the nation.
- Seattle Mayor proposes car-free days.
- Even Trinidad doesn’t want our old ferries (filed under “Brilliant Infrastructure Management”)
- And, of course, the plastic bag tax.
…Thank goodness for our barn-burning tech sector.
The irony is best laid out by a commenter on this blog post by Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson:
I don’t think the “tax” makes any sense, especially since the money will apparently be going towards increased advertising about the city’s recycling/composting program, which,in essence, means they’ll be spending the money on a bunch of printed materials that will invariably end up in the trash. Oh, the irony!
Ironic indeed. Intelligence like would take a village; a village made up of those inhabiting Seattle City Hall.