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Originally posted by Dock9
Welcome to adulthood
You want -- you pay
Or do you imagine the rest of the world should build bridges, repair highways, erect street signs, run clean-ups, etc. etc. etc. for free ?
It's the same the world over. You earn, you buy, you transfer money --- you pay
Did you tell your parents you were buying a car ?
Did they not tell you there would be costs over and above the purchase --- if you wanted to take that car on the road ?
Don't people communicate in your family -- within your network ?
If your parents knew you were buying a car and didn't explain the realities to you, then they failed at their task
If you didn't bother to tell them you were buying a car --- well, as above, welcome to the adult world. Now you know. And it's for life
registering a car for the first time
Originally posted by seataka
The original plan and the way it was done for years was that the nation levied tariffs on imports, to protect the new nations industries and provide some money for a strictly limited government.
There was no income tax, there was no property tax, use taxes etc...
We have reached a point where property ownership is an illusion.. there is no "ownership" if you have to pay to maintain your "ownership". Same for cars or whatever else.
When "slavery" was abolished, what they did not tell you, was that when corporations were given constitutional protections originally aimed exclusively at protecting individuals from oppression and tyranny, the stage was set, to substitute economic and regulatory servitude, serfdom, for outright slavery.
The only law is whether you have money. If you do, they will try to take it,if you don't they will tell you that they have the right to tell you what to do, where to go, where to sit and when to fight.
Government OF THE PEOPLE BY THE PEOPLE and FOR THE PEOPLE has become a government OF THE MONEY, BY THE MONEY and FOR THE MONEY.
What solutions do we have? We have no business planning a revolution, THAT is doomed to fail, only because things have gone so far....I believe that if we were going to plan anything to try to gain redress of such a situation, we should be studying the worlds successful SLAVE REBELLIONS.
I AM SPARTICUS
Recommended reading: The History of the United States "The Tribes and the States" LINK
Anything by Guiseppi Mazzini
And to the OP - are you hungry? if not, count your blessings
[edit on 3-4-2010 by seataka]
Originally posted by Dock9
What is it they say about death and taxes ?
Yep. That's it. That's life. You plan to live, you better get used to it
No point encouraging the kid to believe he has a genuine beef to air
Everyone pays tax. Swings and roundabouts
You go to works and sell your time and energy for money
You use that money to pay for the roof over your head and the food in your belly -- in order you can go to work to sell your time for money to pay for a roof and food so you can go to work to sell your time for money to pay for a roof and food ........ that's the rhythm
With the time and energy and money you have left at the end
you buy cars
you buy 'stuff' and each time, you pay a bit more tax
and that's it
unless you plan to swim to an island somewhere and catch fish
The annual fee to register a car or truck is going up in Florida by 35%, on average. Florida lawmakers signed off on the fee hike to generate more cash for the state. The increase kicks in on September 1.
Vehicle Registration Fees Going Up