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Originally posted by Frosty
The issue of fair trade to various countries is inevitable act as well as the task of appointing (me) Minister of Interplanetary Commerce: someone to regulate the trade, appoint people to payroll, sign civilian contracts, appoint reps to unions, maintain the intergrity of taxes, levees, tarrifs, excises, and the like. As well as to curb what will become the new phenomena of space pirating. Space pirating is the issue that will outweigh terrorism in this new Martian society. It is important to reflect upon the piracey in open seas during the 16th and 17th centuries and know that as Martian King you do not endorse either privateering, state sponsored pirating, or pirating in an form or substence.