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[ale] [OT] cartoon on BP spill blame
Preston Boyington wrote:
> Michael Potter wrote:
>> The government should just tax gas such that people will make better
>> choices for which cars they buy and which cars they drive.
> heh, 'they should force <thing i dislike> out of business/tax it to
> pieces! that will show them!', but when it's something that near to
> your heart all you hear is 'they are taking away my freedom! do you see
> how invasive they are!'
For that matter, they should tax the crap out of junk food. so folks
will eat better. How about taxing parking spots that are close to a
building? The further out, the cheaper they are? Let's tax TV by the
minute? Give tax rebates for gym memberships...
Until later, Geoffrey
"I predict future happiness for America if they can prevent
the government from wasting the labors of the people under
the pretense of taking care of them."
- Thomas Jefferson