Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The Prop 100 tax hike would make the deficit worse; VOTE on the best anti-100 sign

(Election Day action item at bottom.)

The Prop 100 Tax Hike Would Make the Deficit Worse

To understand why, be sure to check out the latest email alert from economist Byron Schlomach at the Goldwater Institute:

And speaking of Goldwater: Be sure to see former US comptroller general David Walker speak at the Institute’s luncheon event at the Scottsdale Plaza on May 26. Walker is the nation’s foremost expert on the gigantic unfunded federal liabilities that will bankrupt our children and grandchildren if we don’t stop the spendaholics in Congress and the White House. To learn more about the event, or to register, call Erika Wrublik at (602) 651-1146, or visit this website:

How to Eliminate Arizona’s Budget Deficit

Gov. Jan Brewer has been speaking to citizen groups around the state for months, telling them that a billion-dollar tax increase is necessary to deal with the state’s budget deficit. But back in December, AFP Arizona teamed up with the Reason Foundation to offer alternatives to Brewer’s proposed tax hike—alternatives that would actually balance the state budget:

Vote Now on the Best Anti-Prop 100 Sign

We have posted photos of eight anti-Prop 100 signs on the AFP Arizona blog page:

Please scroll down to the bottom of the page, and click on page 2 to see the other signs. You can see the full photos by clicking on the links for each blog post. Vote for your favorite sign by e-mailing the number for that sign to We will count the votes at noon on May 14 and award a $100 gift certificate to the activist whose sign gets the most votes.

Election Day Action—May 18

On May 18, during the morning and afternoon rush hours, AFP Arizona and local activists will deploy large anti-Prop 100 signs around the state to remind commuting taxpayers to get to the voting booths and make the difference in a close election. If you want to volunteer for a deployment in your area, send an email to, and tell us what city you’re in, and whether you can do the morning rush, the afternoon rush, or both.

Tom Jenney
Arizona Director
Americans for Prosperity
(602) 478-0146

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