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The war is finally over - the Spanish/American war, that is

  1. May 29, 2006 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.krqe.com/expanded.asp?ID=15327

    In contrast and in spite of the 500 billion dollar war in Iraq, the Republicans just renewed tax breaks that heavily favor the rich.
     
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  3. May 29, 2006 #2

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    I guess the Bush administration considers taxes unfair. They'll just borrow the money. :rolleyes:

    Kind of reminds me of a comment attributed to Leona Helmsley - "Only the little people pay taxes," which seems to be hearsay, but was admitted as evidence during her trial on tax evasion.
     
  4. May 29, 2006 #3

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    Only the rich make long distance phone calls??
     
  5. May 29, 2006 #4

    Ivan Seeking

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    ??? Are you referring to the orignal tax? When it was first proposed, yes, as a rule, only the rich made long distance phone calls; or had phones for that matter.
     
  6. May 29, 2006 #5

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    Tax dates back to 1898. And likely, only the wealthy could afford such technology, and perhaps electricity for that matter.
     
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