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Richard Bronosky wrote:
> 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%)

I am joking.  I'm all for SMALLER government, less taxes.  fairtax.org

> 
> 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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-- 
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