Henrico County Tuesday: "We have no money to educate your children, so you have to pay a meals tax so that we don't have to turn them loose in the street!"
Henrico County Wednesday: "Yay, we just bought $18 million dollars worth of laptops for ours chools!
Leland Conway Today: I hereby commision the "Meals Tax" as the "Laptop Tax" going forward.
CLICK HERE to read the story from the Times Dispatch.
Also, the math on these laptops figures out to $926.31 a pop. I did a little research and found them much cheaper from the same company. CLICK HERE to see the cheaper options for yourself.
Question of the day: Knowing about this purchase, are you more or less likely now to support the meals tax referendum?
Oh, and by the way -- if you'd like to roll around town with a spiffy new anti-meals tax bumper sticker, Michael Fletcher over at www.bearingdrift.com has this little treat for you.