Dallas needs money, and the city council is debating Wednesday whether to raise property taxes 8 percent during the COVID-19 pandemic, taking advantage of a disaster declaration to raise taxes over state caps:

Come on, Texas, we thought you were cool.

Well, Democrats like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have a plan: freeze evictions, enact rent forgiveness, send everyone $2,000 a month indefinitely, etc.

What? For real?

And yet there are those who would happily keep the lockdown going until there’s a vaccine (if there’s a vaccine) — they need the economy in terrible shape for the election.

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