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Originally posted by mythatsabigprobe
It's the same all over the world, worse in a lot of countries that will take 40% off the top of every step in the manufacturing process then hit the consumer with a 20% sales and service tax. Nobody likes it but nobody can escape it, unless we overthrow all governments and remake the entire financial system.