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Old 09-13-2017, 12:46 PM   #76 (permalink)
WyrTwister
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Originally Posted by Hersbird View Post
You people are dreaming on getting a huge increase in gas tax. Call it a carbon tax or a rainbow incentive or whatever you think people will embrace but it ain't happening in the USA. It would be the biggest tax on the poor and middle class you could think of, the most regressive tax in the country. So Bernie Sanders types, and Democrat types will never go for it. The right will never go for any major tax increase period for whatever reason. That leaves you with maybe 10% support probably more like 5%. Taxation to control behavior is poor government anyway. Jack booted thuggery in a suit and tie. Necessity or improvement in the product will drive any change in the masses, not government.
Well said ! :-)

God bless
Wyr
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