Tuesday, October 22, 2013

TKC EXCLUSIVE!!! JACKSON COUNTY QUESTION 1 SUPPORTERS NOTE MORE ENDORSEMENTS!!!



The Question 1 Translational Sales Tax advocates are attempting to bounce back from a tough week . . .

Here's their latest commercial that's pretty much bombarding local newscasts:



Deets . . .

"Young Millie McWilliams and her family have benefited from research at Children's Mercy. On November 5, vote Yes on Question 1 to help ensure more funding goes to further research for more treatments and cures."

Now . . . Check the presser . . .

Question 1 Continues to Gain Support as Election Day Nears

Creation of an Institute for Translational Research and Medicine continues to gain strong support from local business, civic and health care organizations across Jackson County.

Jackson County Question 1 on the upcoming Nov. 5 ballot has now been endorsed by: Carpenters District Council; Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics; the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City; the Committee for County Progress; the Downtown Council (KCMO); The Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri & Kansas; The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce; International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local #42; the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute; KC Pride Democratic Club; Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences; KMBC TV 9; Laborer's #264; La Raza Political Club; The Latino Civic Engagement Collaborative; The Labor-Management Council of Greater Kansas City; Metropolitan Community Colleges Foundation; Missouri Biotechnology Association; Saint Luke’s Health System; Taxpayers Unlimited; Truman Medical Centers; University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC); UMKC Student Government Association; the Westport Landing Democratic Club; and community advocates Alvin Brooks, Bishop James Tindall, Jim Nunnelly, Lisa Hughes , Jonas Hughes, former Kansas City Councilwoman Cathy Jolly, Reverend John Modest Miles, Jackson County Legislator Theresa Garza Ruiz, and current Kansas City Councilman Scott Taylor.
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19 Comments:

Anonymous said...

John Miles is neither a Reverend nor supporter of this tax. He is for all purposes an opportunist.

Anonymous said...

Bring in the fear and guilt complex. Approve the tax for "the children".

Surprise not Surprised said...

All of the grifters are listed...Alvin Brooks, James Tindall, Jim Nunnelly, Lisa Hughes and Jonas Hughes, John Miles.

Anonymous said...

Love how the marketing in favor of this tax is promoting the tax as though there are not other ways to fund the research which have worked. I think we all agree that medical research is needed. The question is who should fund it. If this passes, it's just another reason to move out of Kansas City and Jackson County. Population in both are declining faster than you can say "vote no on the research tax".

Anonymous said...

6:01 just listed several good reasons to vote NO on this tax!

Anonymous said...

Always the "insiders" that support diversion of funds through the public "process" because that decision making scheme is most vulnerable to their access.

BTW, this is a yet another regressive tax.

Anonymous said...

May God Bless Millie McWilliams, the young woman from Lee's Summit going blind, and all the other people being used in this AD CAMPAIGN.

Yes, this is an AD CAMPAIGN, and the backers of this tax are attempting to "tug on your heartstrings" because in order to be successful they must convince you to act illogically and against your best interests.

They DO NOT have a valid argument for their case. VOTE NO on Question 1.

Anonymous said...

Most church members will vote NO. They're tithed out and will save the tax and keep on tithing.

Anonymous said...

Vote NO!!

Anonymous said...

Where is the list of everyone opposed to this tax? I know of a number of groups and elected officials opposed to this tax.

Anonymous said...

Sad the they would approve of this tax. Some of it is going KU Med that is in Kansas!

Anonymous said...

Yeah, like some fat, nigger-woman is going to affect your vote? Not likely that a nasty-assed she-boon can change anything...

Anonymous said...

Three major drug companies expenditures for research in 2012 -
$20,000,000,000
Jackson County proposed spending
$40,000,000

2/10 of 1% of the amount spent by the drug companies. I am certain thousands of children will be healed if we can just increase research spending by 2/10 of 1%.

Anonymous said...

Three major drug companies expenditures for research in 2012 -
$20,000,000,000
Jackson County proposed spending
$40,000,000

2/10 of 1% of the amount spent by the drug companies. I am certain thousands of children will be healed if we can just increase research spending by 2/10 of 1%.

Anonymous said...

It's disgusting to me that labor unions are supporting the most damaging form of tax for the middle class and working poor -- a sales tax. The middle class and poor pay far more than their share of sales taxes. These are the people the unions are supposed to help.

Anonymous said...

Sure all the grifters who want to profit from it are endorsing. The rich who want to get richer are endorsing it. This has nothing to do with actually helping people who need it. It's about "helping" rich and crooked get more money.

Anonymous said...

this tax gonna pass because proponents got a sophisticated GOTV effort planned.

Anonymous said...

Why are these organizations supporting the tax? Let's see why: Carpenters District Council (supporting it because the have their nose in JE Dunn's butt); Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics (supporting it because they stand to make $400,000,000 out of the vote, duh!); the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City (supports it because they promoted it); the Committee for County Progress (who cares?); the Downtown Council (KCMO)(supports it because of the Civic Council); The Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri & Kansas; The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (supports it because they are owned by the Civic Council); International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local #42 (why they support it is bizarre); the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute; KC Pride Democratic Club (support it because of Sanders' influence in the Democrat Party); Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences; KMBC TV 9; Laborer's #264 (JE Dunn again); La Raza Political Club (support it because they're bought off by the Civic Council); The Latino Civic Engagement Collaborative (this might consist of three people on the Westside); The Labor-Management Council of Greater Kansas City (another who cares?); Metropolitan Community Colleges Foundation; Missouri Biotechnology Association; Saint Luke’s Health System (support it cause they get money out of the vote); Taxpayers Unlimited (Firefighters again); Truman Medical Centers (support it cause they'll get money from the vote); University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)(support it to get $$$$); UMKC Student Government Association; the Westport Landing Democratic Club (again the long hand of Mr. Sanders. Everyone has his/her hand out for money.

Anonymous said...

Shouldn't the Home Biulders Association of JoCo be endorsing this?