This morning my boss left this note at work:
Good Morning! The registers have been reprogrammed overnight to add the additional 1.25% sales tax the State passed into law effective Sat. 8/1. The prices for all of our goods have NOT changed; the additional $ is the additional sales tax ONLY.
Unhappy customers should call the Governor's office, Rep. Tim Madden, or Senator Robert O'Leary.
GETTING ANGRY In 1786, poor farmers in Massachusetts rebelled when creditors came calling.