Re: Tax on lying..

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sun Jan 21 2001 - 13:53:59 MST wrote:
> Some time back on this list there was a article about the desire of the
> EcoNazi's to impose a tax on food relative to how "high" it is on the food
> chain. I just skimmed it feeling it was..........well....I didn't read it
> close.
> I did, however, catch the idea of the tax.
> At another time Greg Burch's excellent post in reference to misrepresentation
> of chinese culture kinda stuck sideways in my head.
> Soooooooooooo....I've got an idear for 'nothere oughta go over
> BIG......for one thing no politician has ever seen a tax he didn't
> no problem getting it passed.......and for another the revenues should be
> Tax lying.
> Verifieable lying I mean......misrepresentation.

Sometimes I get in a really, really vile mood. Sometimes I think that
those who are trusted to tell the truth, the supposed experts and
purveyors of trusted information should not be taxed if they lie. I
think they should be shot for treason to their professions and for
poisoning the knowledge base.

Ghastly of me, isn't it?


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