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Originally posted by hawkiye
Question for you if the government needs money to print money then where to do they get the money to print the first batch of money?edit on 23-12-2010 by hawkiye because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Jazzyguy
To run a country is not free, things cost money (even for just printing money). It's like a gigantic hotel and a hospital (since it has social responsibilites), it has facilities, it might be 5 stars, it might 3 stars, and their rates vary, but if you want to stay there, you should pay your taxes.
If you have a problem with the tax rates or their tax structure, you have every right to complain, but you still have to fulfill your obligation as a citizen, otherwise you're just a freeloader.
Originally posted by DrZERO
Glad to see so many jumped on this so quickly, I almost feel like I don't even have to post but . . .
When I buy a gallon of gas . . . I pay taxes
When I purchase a six-pack of beer . . . I pay taxes
If I bought a pack of cigarettes ( I don't smoke, but IF), I would pay taxes.
When I use my cell phone, I pay taxes.
When I watch cable TV, I pay taxes.
If I owned a home, I would pay taxes.
The list goes on and on, and these taxes, per say, don't bother me that much because I am able to decide if I want to pay the tax in order to take part in the goods or services.
The income tax is a tax on your labor. Not only is it unconstitutional, it basically turns us into economic slaves. There is no choice, you have to pay it. Think about it, for 3 months of the year you work to pay the interest on a debt to an international bank, not a government. That, my friend, is slavery.
On a side note:
I am so sick and tired of these types of threads on ATS. Someone who brings nothing to the table, no research, no interesting facts, no media, no news story, NOTHING, and just makes some asinine comment about a particular subject knowing that people will respond.
Seriously, OP, do some research before you pollute this website with your tripe, I don't think I'm alone when I say we are tired of this B.S.