Where Anti-Tax Fervor Means ‘All Services Will Cease’ – The New York Times – AKA: When “Up Yours!” means we all fall down…

The divisions over the library remain raw. Terry Bean, 54, a construction manager who was working on his daughter’s house on a recent morning in Roseburg, voted for the library tax, and said that “no” voters just saw another tax, not an institution at risk.There is conservative, said Mr. Bean, flicking a cigarette butt into the bed of his pickup truck, and then there is community. And people got them confused.The library, he said, was something a person could use — for computers, if not for books — even if that person didn’t have a dime, and he still respects that.