Quote Of The Day, April 19, 2018

“We’re the ones allowing these groups to schedule tax proposals on off-date elections, enabling the employees and zealots of an agency to flock to the polls and shove another tax down our throat. Which explains why we pay so much for fancy soccer fields while paying so little to repair dilapidated bridges and roads with potholes the size of bomb craters. Let’s face it, Baton Rouge is a town that loves paying for life’s ‘wants,’ while ignoring its ‘needs.’”

– J.R. Ball, in a column written before the new downtown Baton Rouge library sprouted a major crack in its foundation and appears ready for collapse.

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