Published: Sunday, March 2 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
We don't have the will or foresight to deal with any of this. Right now,
everyone deserves a mcmansion and one ton pickup to take the kids to school. And
there aren't nearly enough of us here, we're told. Economics, and
supply and demand, will make the correction in time. It won't be pleasant,
but it will happen.
re: Hutterite"We don't have the will or foresight to deal
with any of this."Agreed. There are enough people who
overcompensate their shortcomings by being shortsighted super-consumers.
Fantastic letter. Thank you!Unfortunately, our corrupt legislature
cares more about short term profits than the long term health of our state. So
More taxes and more government are always the answer.Forget
persuasion and education. Just go to taxation.
No One Of Consequence,I don't necessarily agree with the
concept, but the truth is that taxation is very persuasive - raising the price
moves folks to cut back on consumption and look for substitutes.
We need to avoid draconian measures (tax hikes) to achieve clean air. We only
suffer a few weeks of every year--not worth the tax hikes. Plus those few weeks
of dirty air discourage businesses from moving to Utah. That keeps the
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