I'm starting to get concerned about government. With tax revenues nose diving along with the economy, we are likely to see more and more things like police officers and firefighters being laid off, as happened recently in Norwalk.
That, however, is not what concerns me. That's a reasonable response to an intractable problem. When revenues are down, cuts should be made,
No, what concerns me is other ways our government is trying to deal with the revenue void.
I recently paid a visit to the Department of Transportation to get new tags for my license plates. My tags had a big "10" on them so I thought that meant they were good through the tenth month, October, and I needed to get them renewed prior to the end of the month.