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Comment: One more tax won't hurt to bad will it? (Score 2, Interesting) 792

by DataSolutions (#29439193) Attached to: Congress Mulls Research Into a Vehicle Mileage Tax
People, it's all about the fact that we are already being taxed multiple times for the opportunity to drive a vehicle. We pay a fuel tax, we pay a road use tax (tolls), we pay license fees, we pay fines on things like not wearing seatbelts or motorcycle helmets, (I'll rant about that some other time) and I am sure there are several more taxes we pay that I can't remember right now.

Do we REALLY need another tax? I try to stay out of political mine fields like this, but good lord, when will there be enough taxes? Pretty soon, we'll just sign over our pay to the feds, and they will take care of everything for us, except we'll still have to buy food, fuel, clothes, etc., but since we are giving all our money to the feds for everyone else to get help, we will be left holding a HUGE bill, and a large stick we can sit and rotate on.

The only thing that will come from more taxes are less people willing to work, because erverything will be given to us if we are lazy and just ask the feds for assistance with everything. Kinda makes you wonder why we keep increasing budgets for so called humanitarian projects like health care, food stamps, no child left behind, anti-bullying bills, bridges to nowhere, research on why pig crap smells so bad, and twenty million pet projects that simply HAVE to have funding or the world as we know it will collapse.

IMHO; there should be one more law that says, you cannot be a governmental elected official such as a senator or congressman, nor can you work for them if you have more than a degree in underwater basket weaving. One of the reasons this once great nation is in trouble is because the people that know how to bend the rules to their personal benefit are the ones making the rules.

I know I'll get flamed for this, I know I'll be modded as a troll, but it's time those of us that have brains and know how to use them took our brains out of their back pockets, dusted them off and started using them instead of simply whining about everything that has gone wrong with society. I'm doing my part, I am running for local government so I can make a difference, what are all of you doing?

ASHes to ASHes, DOS to DOS.

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