Thursday, July 8, 2010

What goes around comes around

Candidate Canseco made a huge deal out of his opponent's, Lyle Larson, family having paid a $950 tax debt from 22 years earlier during the 2008 primaries. He ran TV ads everywhere touting that fact.

Karma's a bitch, ain't it?

Candidate has faced $715,000 in liens
By Gilbert Garcia - Express-News

Republican congressional candidate Francisco “Quico” Canseco has been slapped with more than $715,000 in federal, state and mechanics liens over unpaid payroll taxes and contracting fees since the early 1980s.

The San Antonio businessman, who is challenging incumbent Rep. Ciro Rodriguez, D-San Antonio, said the mechanics liens, which make up the bulk of the total amount, involved disputes between contractors and tenants on his properties.

He said he didn't owe any money but, as the landlord of the properties, was named in the filings.

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