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Old 06-30-2014, 05:52 PM   #117 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
I'm for user-based taxation too thus schools should be funded by parents not property owners... bwahahahahaha!!!
I used to believe that would be fair, but the fact is that we need children to finance our social security retirement.

People that raise children that are contributors to society actually do everyone a favor and improve their standard of living.

Originally Posted by Fat Charlie View Post
The gas tax, at its current 1993 levels, doesn't cover highway spending. That's financed through debt. We'd need to tax gas like cigarettes to get leftover money to spend on schools and defense.
Leftover money sounds amazing, like it was discovered falling off of a money tree.

The evidence suggests that we have spent too much money on schools and defense. Furthermore, the federal government has no authority to be responsible for education. The Dept of Education should not exist.
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