Thursday, December 02, 2004
Salt Lake City Weekly - Dollars to Divide
Salt Lake City Weekly - Dollars to �Divide�: "Sometime over the past few weeks, two curious local agendas crossed paths. Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson arranged a huge be-in at the downtown Salt Lake City Library, where all and sundry aired their feelings concerning our community�s �religious divide.� Close on its heels, The Salt Lake Tribune revealed that, prior to releasing her sweeping tax reform plan, outgoing Gov. Olene Walker sent three envoys to meet with church leaders. Specifically, she let them know that if her proposed flat state income tax were implemented, well, the lower proposed tax could hurt the traditional deduction for charitable giving. You know, tithing. We can�t really have that, now, can we? "