The more books I sell, the more tax monies I send on over to ease Governor Schwarzenneger's and Mayor Plumpjack's pain. So I worked hard and tried my best to help generate revenues for the state through sales taxes on books I sold. But Fiscal Year 2007 was a bad year, to wit, I was only able to generate sales tax revenues for the polis to the tune of:
a sad drop to see from the prior year when I cheerfully doled out:
On the other hand, Dear California, I still did better than Fiscal 2005 when I sent you a check for $2.00.
So it could have been worse. The matter at hand, after all, is selling Poetry.
I shall try to do better in the coming year ahead.