posted on Jul, 13 2004 @ 03:46 PM
Yes, it's a shame about those taxes... that fund the paving/repair/expansion of national highways and waterways, that fund pollution cleanups, that
pay the salaries of my family military members, that buy equipment for them, that fund NASA, that fund Head Start (maybe you don't remember kids
starving to death, but many of us do), that fund drug treatment programs, that fund the Coast Guard, that fund the air traffic controllers... and so
on and so forth.
If you'd like to try living without them (and I'm not against this), then simply buy one of the offshore oil rigs from Britain and set up your own
country (yes, you CAN do this legally.) You can even invite others to live on your country.
Here's one (New Utopia) that's in the Caribbean: www.escapeartist.com...
You can check with them about taxes before emigrating.
(edited to add that apparently New Utopia has been shut down for fraud... however, according to Wikipedia, other micronations exist. You'd have to
check with them about emigration: en.wikipedia.org...
[Edited on 13-7-2004 by Byrd]