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[ale] OT: Forget Comcast, I wanna move to Germany!
No matter how high my taxes are I don't want the government providing for,
paying for or even subsidizing my access to information and communications.
Whoever pays the bill controls the access and by extension what information
On 4/4/07, James P. Kinney III <jkinney at localnetsolutions.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-04-04 at 16:27 -0400, Jay Finch wrote:
> > Well, as I understand the way that German Telekom works, the
> > government also subsidizes most of their services and folks living in
> > Germany pay a higher tax rate to support it (amongst other Government
> > programs).
> > So (if I'm understanding things correctly) how would you like to pay a
> > 50% (or higher) tax rate in order to have those advanced services?
> > I'll take my 25% bracket (for now, unless we get a consumption-based
> > tax like FairTax) and be happy for now. :)
> > Cheers!
> > Jay
> Run the taxes through the roof if I can get a better school system and
> better public sector services. There are still loads of rich folks
> making scads of $$ (sorry - don't have the Euro symbol in front of me)
> so the higher tax rate can't possibly be killing off business like the
> whining shift the tax burden to the non-voting people - our kids and
> grand kids - keep claiming. Maybe we should up the death tax and kill
> 'em off early to pay off the bills they have run up.
> Didn't we get in a little war around 1776 over "No taxation without
> Gad! What a rant even from me. Maybe I shouldn't eat pepperoni pizza
> before I hit ALE mail...
> James P. Kinney III
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> Local Net Solutions,LLC
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