Independent

Linc Chafee enters the race for governor with a 5 page speech and yet for most who covered his announcement, he buried the lead Bottom of page 2 – a two tiered sales tax. One rate for what’s taxed now and a 1% levy on 9 billion dollars in untaxed items including food and medication.  Don’t start hoarding bread and aspirin yet. Slipping that one past the General Assembly would be like sneaking a  pork chop past the wolves at the state house door. The candidate also says he wants to be a champion of the property taxpayer. So why not a trade off? Collect 90 million with…