Open Letter to New Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam: Audit Chiesa Bills. Don’t Bail Out $55 Million Bad Debt!
To Mayor Frank M. Gilliam, Room #706 City Hall, Atlantic City, NJ Dear Frank: On behalf of the members and supporters of LibertyAndProsperity.com, I again congratulate you on your election. We are writing to offer our help to audit, investigate, and dispute what we believe are outrageous bills submitted by Jeff Chiesa and his
On Christmas Day, several thousand visitors usually stand in the cold for hours at the Delaware River, just north of Trenton. There they watch dozens of re-enactors dressed as soldiers of colonial militias and the Continental Army board large wooden boats and row from Bucks County, Pennsylvania to the Jersey side. This is done to
The Jewish 8-day holiday of Hanukkah began last Tuesday. It has a remarkable story that inspired both Jews and Christians for centuries. When I was a kid in the 1950’s, it was usually spelled Chanukah with the “ch” pronounced “kh”. I was taught in Hebrew religious school that it was a minor holiday for
Last year, Republicans and Democrats in Trenton adopted a new state law that limits future property tax hikes for Atlantic City casinos. Casino hotel properties no longer pay property taxes based on their value and public school and local government spending needs. Casino properties now pay a fixed amount based on what they paid in
Eighteen months ago, Republican Governor Christie and most Republicans and Democrats in New Jersey’s State Senate and Assembly (including Atlantic County Republican Chris Brown and Democrat Vince Mazzeo) adopted a new law that gave Atlantic City’s casinos a nine year tax break. Until then, Atlantic City’s seven casinos paid a big share of all increases
Three Thanksgiving Lessons: #1. Pilgrims Rejected Socialism. #2. Disease killed most Indians. #3. Indians Killed Each Other in Genocidal Wars Before Europeans Arrived.
Teach your children well tomorrow. These three important history lessons are no longer taught by our schools, media, or Hollywood/TV pop culture. Lesson #1: America became the “Land of Boundless Opportunities” when the Pilgrims rejected socialism. Shortly after the Pilgrims arrived, they were befriended by Squanto, an Indian who miraculously survived the disease and famine
I remember Thanksgiving as the ultimate American experience for every Jewish, Italian, and Irish kid in my Atlantic City neighborhood in the 1950s. Weeks before the holiday, we decorated our classroom and the hallways of Richmond Avenue Elementary School weeks before the holiday with colorful crayon and construction paper images of Pilgrims and Indians,
Can you help us present evidence that non-casino businesses in Atlantic City also need “tax stabilization”?
On November 30, NJ Superior Court Assignment Judge Julio Mendez will hear arguments on the lawsuit challenging the “Casino PILOT Law”. That law limits tax increases for Atlantic City casinos at 2% per year for the next nine years. Every other home and business owner in Atlantic County would make up the difference. The lawyers