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Opening Arguments

Gloom with a view

Government is nothing if not creative when comes to finding ways to separate us from our money. You get a good view in New Hampshire, you're gonna pay for it:

"A piece of land on a side of a hill that overlooks a 50-mile or 100- mile radius is going to be worth more than the same piece of land overlooking an industrial complex or a landfill," he said.

In Bischoff's case, the view added $140,000 to his property's underlying value of $22,900. As a result, he expects his property taxes to jump from less than $500 last year to more than $3,000 this year