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[ale] [OT] cartoon on BP spill blame



Preston Boyington wrote:
> Michael Potter wrote:
> <snipped>
>> 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