Gary Abernathy says the Ruling Party Just Dug Its Own Grave
And I agree. Of the 68 House Democrats and 21 Senate Democrats, only two--Delegate Tom Louisos, D-Fayette, and Senator John Pat Fanning, D-McDowell--bucked the party leadership and voted to permit the consideration of amendments to the food tax bill, including a full exemption of groceries from the sales tax. Unless the Ruling Party comes around next year and completely and immediately repeals the food tax, January 2007 will bring with it President of the Senate Vic Sprouse and Speaker of the House of Delegates Charles Trump.
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