Monthly Archives: June 2016

FDR’s Hyde Park Speech, July 4, 1941

My fellow Americans: In 1776, on the Fourth day of July, the representatives of the several States in Congress assembled, declaring our independence, asserted that a decent respect for the opinion of mankind required that they should declare the reasons … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Address to the Nation on Independence Day July 4, 1986

My fellow Americans: In a few moments the celebration will begin here in New York Harbor. It’s going to be quite a show. I was just looking over the preparations and thinking about a saying that we had back in … Continue reading

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Property taxes falling as share of income

Final property tax figures for 2015-16 show that all units of government (municipalities, schools, counties, technical colleges, etc.) levied $10.62 billion last December (payable in 2016), a 2.3% increase over December 2014 levies.¬†After all state credits are applied, net levies … Continue reading

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