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[ale] [OT] cartoon on BP spill blame

I sincerely hope all this "taxes are the answer" talk is in jest. We
should all be terified of what happens when the government feels
entitled to more of your life than you are. (Taxed at >50%)

On 6/21/10, Geoffrey <lists at serioustechnology.com> wrote:
> 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
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