Date: Mon Feb 11 2002 - 09:14:51 MST
In a message dated 2/10/02 10:08:16 PM Pacific Standard Time,
firstname.lastname@example.org writes: So the US is no longer a free or capitalistic
country since we now have thousands of selectively enforced federal "crimes"
and dozens of excuses for forfeiture (forfeiture without due process where
you have to prove they should give your property back). Also there is almost
no financial privacy whatsoever
There are many shortcomings that are acting upon our ship of state
like an ice accumulation upon a real ship. I understand that if allowed to
continue real ice can finally sink a real ship. Certainly this one is
slowing in its economic efficiency. Let me give one example: I am a retired
engineer in a specialty that has almost disappeared. I decided to study
accounting. As I was exploring the various fields of accounting I took a
class in tax accounting.
We have a one class each semester in our local community college in
tax accounting that has perhaps 25 or thirty students. You can bet that
every college, two or four years, around here has classes of equal or larger
Can you imagine the wasted manpower going into figuring tax bills?
That is purely a waste. It is just more ice accumulating upon the ship of
But the question is what would you do about it? Oh, and what is a
crypto fascist? I haven't heard the answer to that one yet.
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