West Virginia Tax Assessor Rethinking Plan To Stop People From Posting Public Tax Maps

from the okay,-maybe-it's-not-so-bad dept

Paul Alan Levy writes in with a followup to the story about the West Virginia Tax Assessor who was trying to prevent a website from posting public tax maps, complaining that it would take away a source of revenue. Apparently, the tax assessor is rethinking this plan. While she hasn't yet dropped the lawsuit, she has withdrawn the request for an immediate injunction and the case has been put on hold while the tax assessor and her lawyers "study" the matter.

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    Anonymous Coward, 8 Feb 2008 @ 10:27am

    In other words, "we f-ed up and got called on it. Now lets see if we can back out gracefully."

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    Anonymous Coward, 8 Feb 2008 @ 10:42am

    Into the lawyer's pocket

    I was wondering where those tax dollars had gotten themselves off to.

    Ahh...our money hard at work yet again.

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    You never know, 8 Feb 2008 @ 12:10pm

    WHERE DID THE WHITE MAN GO WRONG?
    Indian Chief 'Two Eagles' was asked by a white government official, 'You have observed the white man for 90 years. You've seen his wars and his technological advances. You've seen his progress, and the damage he's done.'
    The Chief nodded in agreement.
    The official continued, 'Considering all these events, in your opinion, where did the white man go wrong? '
    The Chief stared at the government official for over a minute and then calmly replied. 'When white man find land, Indians running it, no taxes, no debt, plenty buffalo, plenty beaver, clean water.
    Women did all the work, Medicine man free. Indian man spend all day hunting and fishing; all night having sex.'
    Then the chief leaned back and smiled 'Only white man dumb
    enough to think he could improve system like that.'

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      ehrichweiss, 8 Feb 2008 @ 12:25pm

      Re:

      You have no idea how long I've based the way I live my life on that very joke.

      The comedian Doug Stanhope put it in terms of gambling: Would you bet on a game where for every 5 dollars you put in, when you win you get 2 dollars back? Well you're doing it every week when you put in 5 days of work to get 2 days of fun and relaxation and maybe a 2 week vacation every year.

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      Anonymous Coward, 8 Feb 2008 @ 12:32pm

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      I've so got to save that :D

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    william rozar, 26 Jul 2008 @ 1:09am

    West Virginia

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    micheelgeorge, 12 Aug 2008 @ 11:09pm

    Rural Dental Dilemmas Growing

    Conceptual map produced by David Alpert of Greater Greater Washington. Recognize that heavy rail is expensive. It can pay off when it helps intensify development and density in significant ways, and adds amenities to neighborhoods. DC's core has revitalized in large part because of the presence of transit.
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    Tax Return, 2 Feb 2009 @ 4:40am

    Online Tax

    Hi! Everything is right but one must pay tax. For more information visit on TAX RETURN. thanks

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