Portlanders to be taxed from all sides

Just count the tax ideas that are being reported:

– Multnomah County is proposing a vehicle license fee (May)
– Portland is proposing a street maintenance fee (Jan.)
– Metro is considering a garbage rate increase
– Metro is looking into a transportation tax (Nov 08)

Not to mention”¦
– Kulongoski is considering a gas tax (2009 Session).

How can taxpayer families afford to survive?