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Originally posted by Merigold
reply to post by Common Good
To go after people who live a certain lifestyle over those whom live another is completely wrong.
Why should someone how chooses not to smoke, drink or use oil have to pay for someone who chooses to do so?
There are some things we cannot choose, our race, our gender, our NEED for food and shelter. There are some things we can choose, our habits, our mode of transportation ect;
When I choose to smoke, I understand that I will pay more tax to do so.
The more you consume, the more tax you should pay. I would support a higer sales tax, for example, in lieu of an income tax, that way the more you consume, the more you pay.
It really irks me that the fact that I choose to live responsibily gives me absolutley no advantages.
By the way, my grandma is proud of me! I come from a long line of liberals! *grins good naturedly*
the problem is 99% of the people don't want to wake up