Columbus Zoo levy slammed by American...

Columbus Zoo levy slammed by Americans for Prosperity

There are 102 comments on the The Columbus Dispatch story from Apr 25, 2014, titled Columbus Zoo levy slammed by Americans for Prosperity. In it, The Columbus Dispatch reports that:

Billionaire David Koch, along with his brother, Charles, are the primary backers of Americans for Prosperity, the national conservative organization that has sent mailings urging Franklin County voters to reject the Columbus Zoo levy on the May ballot.

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They cannot kill a Spook

Toledo, OH

#99 Apr 27, 2014
George wrote:
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Sure kid...the big CEO with a portfolio the size of Buffett's lives in a 1200 square foot house.
If your tax increase is only $20, your property is worth less than $100k. And unless you're only getting 5 miles to the gallon, you'd have to live 20 miles from the zoo and make 20 or 30 round trips to burn $200 in gas.
Which nationality are you today? And what happened to your mansion in UA?
Just grow up, troll...I've owned you for years and today was just another slap upside your sloped skull.
Lol

Get on those round-a-bout designers. They need to design them for something. Besides a. Honda civic and Toyota Rav4.
Real Tea Party

Reynoldsburg, OH

#100 Apr 29, 2014
George wrote:
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Sure kid...the big CEO with a portfolio the size of Buffett's lives in a 1200 square foot house.
If your tax increase is only $20, your property is worth less than $100k. And unless you're only getting 5 miles to the gallon, you'd have to live 20 miles from the zoo and make 20 or 30 round trips to burn $200 in gas.
Which nationality are you today? And what happened to your mansion in UA?
Just grow up, troll...I've owned you for years and today was just another slap upside your sloped skull.
What happened to your avator? Did you lose your account or someone hacked into it? Did I say my house worth $100k? Maybe I live in the pool house in my parents back yard that worth $100k do you know what a pool house is?

And you obviously do not know how to budget a trip to the zoo, I have to hire limo driver $50 an hour,$750 for a catering service and $250 for a clown to entertain us. You wanna make some cash and be an a$$ clown I'll be more than happy to assist your child's 529 college savings plan.

I'm tired of telling you nationality and other info, go back and look or take med if you suffer Alzheimer.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#101 Apr 30, 2014
Real Tea Party wrote:
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Really? German Villiage, Victorian Villiage, Clintonville, Grandview Heights are scummy? Maybe you should go to HER realty and check out one of their shacks! Our 1200 sq ft bungalow probably appraised 3 times of your cookie cutter suburbia home outside of 270!
Very logic thinking of you, thinking a poor person from the shack can afford to go to the zoo 20-30 times a year. Yea I heard lots of the rif raffs are driving to Powell every weekend.
can I suggest a season pass, and you can add zoombizi bay and the wilds at same time.

when driving in powell stay the speed limit, or you will get busted.

the remainder of your post is childish BS.
Real Tea Party

Reynoldsburg, OH

#102 Apr 30, 2014
Reality Speaks wrote:
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can I suggest a season pass, and you can add zoombizi bay and the wilds at same time.
when driving in powell stay the speed limit, or you will get busted.
the remainder of your post is childish BS.
It's just pure sour grape, you are trying to punish people with success and ask them to pay for your welfare, this is very sad you should try to work hard and pull your own bootstraps, seriously.

The Powell police know who my father is and may I suggest get yourself in a higher tax bracket so public servants will protect you. 75 mph on a 35 limit is okay when the car is registered under his name...
Real Tea Party

Northfield, OH

#103 Apr 30, 2014
Did I mention I'm batshit crazy?
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#104 Apr 30, 2014
Real Tea Party wrote:
Did I mention I'm batshit crazy?
no need....it is evident
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#105 Apr 30, 2014
Real Tea Party wrote:
<quoted text>
It's just pure sour grape, you are trying to punish people with success and ask them to pay for your welfare, this is very sad you should try to work hard and pull your own bootstraps, seriously.
The Powell police know who my father is and may I suggest get yourself in a higher tax bracket so public servants will protect you. 75 mph on a 35 limit is okay when the car is registered under his name...
if you say so.....go get you some.

to bad you can't afford a car to out run them.
Jungle Jimmy Jack

Columbus, OH

#106 May 1, 2014
Jack Hanna's house/ranch is in Montana. The Columbus Zoo is in Delawear County but only Columbus &/or Frankliv county homes owners has to pay this Levy tax & still have to pay to enter the zoo.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#107 May 1, 2014
Jungle Jimmy Jack wrote:
Jack Hanna's house/ranch is in Montana. The Columbus Zoo is in Delawear County but only Columbus &/or Frankliv county homes owners has to pay this Levy tax & still have to pay to enter the zoo.
cute name.....nice

I vote NO.
Boss Hogg

United States

#108 May 1, 2014
Oliver Canterberry wrote:
This levy is just another excuse for bigger and bigger government in a city being controlled by liberals.

Vote NO.
Are you insane?
Sterkfontein Swartkrans

Warrington, PA

#109 May 1, 2014
The kochsuckers and their lickspittles are against anything American. They should have been tried for treason yea ago!!
Real Tea Party

Reynoldsburg, OH

#110 May 1, 2014
Reality Speaks wrote:
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if you say so.....go get you some.
to bad you can't afford a car to out run them.
Nope, only drive SUVs.
Real Tea Party

Reynoldsburg, OH

#111 May 6, 2014
George wrote:
<quoted text>So...you alleged live in the county, will see an increase of $20 and say you'll save $200 in gas. That tells us you live on the scummy south side, live in a shack worth less than $100,000 and visit the zoo between 20 and 30 times a year.
Oh hey and one more thing, stay away from our business in CMH douche! When big business decides to build a zoo or move a big corporation into a little Hilliard (which is never) you can voice your worthless $0.02!

“animis opibusque parati”

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#112 May 6, 2014
Absentee ballots show the zoo levy being slammed by Central Ohio voters by a 2-1 margin.

http://wosu.org/2012/news/2014/05/06/early-re...
They cannot kill a Spook

Toledo, OH

#113 May 6, 2014
-tip- wrote:
Absentee ballots show the zoo levy being slammed by Central Ohio voters by a 2-1 margin.
http://wosu.org/2012/news/2014/05/06/early-re...
Good news

“animis opibusque parati”

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#114 May 6, 2014
Real Tea Party wrote:
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Oh hey and one more thing, stay away from our business in CMH douche! When big business decides to build a zoo or move a big corporation into a little Hilliard (which is never) you can voice your worthless $0.02!
BS oozes from your pores.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/...

"The American economy is less entrepreneurial now than at any point in the last three decades. That's the conclusion of a new study out from the Brookings Institution, which looks at the rates of new business creation and destruction since 1978.

Not only that, but during the most recent three years of the study -- 2009, 2010 and 2011 -- businesses were collapsing faster than they were being formed, a first...".

Another Obama first.
Justice4Four

Columbus, OH

#115 May 7, 2014
Oliver Canterberry wrote:
This levy is just another excuse for bigger and bigger government in a city being controlled by liberals.
Vote NO.
YES! Ohio voted NO!

NO MO' TAXES! Thanks, Ohio!
Real Tea Party

Reynoldsburg, OH

#116 May 26, 2014
-tip- wrote:
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BS oozes from your pores.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/...
"The American economy is less entrepreneurial now than at any point in the last three decades. That's the conclusion of a new study out from the Brookings Institution, which looks at the rates of new business creation and destruction since 1978.
Not only that, but during the most recent three years of the study -- 2009, 2010 and 2011 -- businesses were collapsing faster than they were being formed, a first...".
Another Obama first.
Explain why Clintonville is the only real estate not affected by the 2008 market crash, and the home property values continue to rise, you and george must be jealous retarted siblings crying over your 150k homes in the boonies.
Real Tea Party

Reynoldsburg, OH

#117 May 26, 2014
Reality Speaks wrote:
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if you say so.....go get you some.
to bad you can't afford a car to out run them.
For now, since my allowance is only $250 per week I can only afford a driver.
Life is Good

Columbus, OH

#118 May 31, 2014
I'm back all you Russkies!

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