Saturday, March 27, 2010

Dueling Tax Rallies in AZ


Backers and foes of a proposed sales tax hike came nearly face to face Friday in competing — and simultaneous — rallies at the state Capitol.

Ax The Tax, the group formed to fight against the 1-cent increase that will be on the May 18 ballot, brought in Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, better known as “Joe the Plumber” to buttress their argument that state government is still too big and the only answer to the deficit is to cut further.