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Hot air: Meals tax backers, opponents make their case

Posted by on Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 4:32 PM

For you Durhamites still on the fence about the proposed county-wide prepared meals tax, Bull City Rising has video of two of the principle figures behind the groups supporting and opposing the tax laying out their arguments at Tuesday night's Inter-Neighborhood Council Forum.

Our favorite part arrives 35 seconds in, when Dallas Woodhouse of Americans for Prosperity, a conservative, anti-tax lobbying group name checks Dr. Lavonia Allison of the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People,  calling her his "new best friend."

Click here to watch of Robert Teer Jr. making the "for" case.

Hat tip to Kevin of BCR for the video.

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