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originally posted by: DietJoke
a reply to: eriktheawful
Lets call it the "You OWE mother earth your existence!" TAX!
originally posted by: LogicalGraphitti
Let's hope that when there is a colony off-planet that it's considered a fresh start. The colonies should be allowed to evolve without the overlords taking part of whatever they gain.
originally posted by: EternalSolace
Isn't that how the American Revolution started? England taxing the colonies to the point of separation?