Is your mortgage note payment about the same as your monthly property tax bill? The total should buy you twice the home you are getting. Why are you paying for two homes and getting only one?
If your only income is Social Security, your Social Security is paying property taxes that gives retirement benefits to government employees averaging 30 percent higher benefits than you in the private sector. The public sector gets your Social Security plus their own. If you can’t keep up paying your property tax, they steal your property.
To participate in the tax-buying business is to become complicit with Mafia-style public sector taxing policies administered by thieves. People came here to get away from kings who claimed ownership of everything. With property taxation, what is the difference?
Replace the property tax with a modest increase in the income and sales taxes. End tax deeds. End tax buyers. End the county tax office and lower the government’s cost.
The American dream is dead because of these people. It is time for a referendum to end this predatory policy, foreclosures, tax deeds and low-life tax buyers.
In 2008 11 million people lost their homes. Are you next?
Richard L. Shelton