Got home today and grabbed the mail out of the box. There were two interesting pieces in amongst the bills and junk. Neither one of them is making me smile right at the moment.
We’re obviously paying too much in taxes
The first piece of mail was from the city giving us a gift card to “shop locally.” In their letter they state that they got the money to send a gift card to every single residence in town through a federal distribution related to Covid-19 relief. As much as I like to support locally owned stores, this seems like a waste of money no matter where it came from. A couple of thousand dollars going into local businesses is great, but it’s hard to call it even a band-aid for the real problem of shutting down the economy over a bad cold. We’d be better off opening up everything and using this pittance to help with the Covid related medical bills of those truly in need. Continue reading “Not A Happy Camper”