Minnesotans for Better Education, Standards and Testing

Minnbest is a non-partisan, broad based coalition of parents, educators and school advocacy groups who believe excellent public education is a foundation of democracy in America.

4/01/2005

Best quote from an unlikely source


“This may shock some people, but I’d rather see a tax increase than the state get into the gaming business,” said David Strom, president of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota.

“Taxation is the appropriate way for government to fund itself. The fact that it’s painful is a good thing, because it makes people vigilant about the way their money is spent. Going for this pain-free type of government - it’s deceptive.”

- David Strom