Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Refund on tax dollars?

Can you get a refund on your tax dollars when the government screws up ?? Who is held accountable??

The sign in the picture is wrong. The sign is giving direction to the "Pickney" recreation area. It should read "Pinckney" - they left one of the "n's" out. Now they will have to make a new sign, send a crew out and take down the old sign and install a new one! Do you realize how many of your tax dollars will now go into fixing this?

I think I will ask my governor to give me at least a credit on my taxes!

18 comments:

Parsley said...

Let me know how that works for you LOL ;)

Indian Lake Papa said...

Parsley - they are going to fix it - no word on the tax credit though! LOL

CrossView said...

Hmmmm.... When the state of CA gives out IOU's and it's ok. But we can't give a state an IOU, then I think all is lost.... ;o)

Indian Lake Papa said...

Crossview - maybe I will send them an IOU - good thought. Actually I should have the power to fire them!

Ruth said...

Do you know that PICKNEY is another word for CHILD in Jamaica? ('children' would be 'pickney dem')

So, I am looking at that sign with Jamaican eyes, nodding... "that works for me!" LOL!

Recreation area for "di pickney dem!". I am laughing through my tears, Papa... will come back when I can sympathise. Ooooh boy! LOL!

Ruth said...

Oh, let them send me the sign when they take it down. I can think of a few playgrounds here that may want it.

Oh dear, is that steam coming out of your ears, Papa? Uh-oh... I'm gone!

Indian Lake Papa said...

Ruth - that is funny! If I could get that sign I'd mail it to you!! LOL

k said...

I wish, around here they would be more likely to just leave the incorrect sign there!

Indian Lake Papa said...

K - I think they will replace it here, I think! I gave the State Office the signs location.

Ruth said...

I'd hang around, but my 'pickney' just drifted off to sleep, so I'm going to get some shut-eye. ;)

Blessings,
Ruth

triednotfried said...

Papa: Go fix it with a Sharpie...they'll never know! You'll have to do it at night tho, Mama can hold the flashlight... ;-)

Indian Lake Papa said...

Ruth - no pickney at this house - however, mama may think I act like one! LOL

Debs - may have to do that if they don't correct it! LOL

Ed said...

I will guess someone on that crew may have need some more work. :) The last time I looked Michigan has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.

Fortunately for me those are your tax dollars at work. :)

Indian Lake Papa said...

Ed - if you want to send me a donation, I promise to use it on my Michigan tax dollars. LOL You are right, our unemployment is high here. The auto industry has really taken a beating. It is Michigan's "bread & butter".

Char said...

My husband is now doing some work for the United States Census. We have a few stories that would make you wish you had a few tax dollars back!

Indian Lake Papa said...

Char - Glad to hear my tax dollars are at work - pay your taxex, my retirement check comes out of that, and my Social security check! LOL

Life Adapted said...

Hi Papa, There are some signs in Yellowstone National Park with spelling AND grammar errors. The kids thought it was a hoot. As for the tax refund, don't hold your breathe.

Be ever so blessed.

Indian Lake Papa said...

LA - I want a refund! HA!