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    Re: House Passes 2009 SCHIP Bill

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    So you wouldn't mind if we took over Saudi Arabia to take their oil and use some of the funds from selling it to pay for this? Interesting.
    No, of course not. What a silly argument.
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    Re: House Passes 2009 SCHIP Bill

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    I agree with this (I was just playing devil's advocate).

    In this case, so the money comes from smokers. Bottom line, it will be a better society with healthier children.
    So what happens when they grow up so healthy they don't smoke and there is no money left to fund the very program that made them so healthy?
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    Re: House Passes 2009 SCHIP Bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    No, of course not. What a silly argument.
    But you were cool with "any way they raise it". So what? Now you're saying that there are appropriate means of taxation to raise this money and that "any way" isn't actually any way? So why don't we make a Middleground tax and take all your money to pay for it? Is that appropriate?
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    Re: House Passes 2009 SCHIP Bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Yeah, well just you wait. There will be an obesity tax eventually. Government wants nothing more than to plunge its hands deeper into our pockets. Bunch of f'n pirates.
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    Re: House Passes 2009 SCHIP Bill

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    So what happens when they grow up so healthy they don't smoke and there is no money left to fund the very program that made them so healthy?

    I did think of that, actually.

    Without a doubt, the pool would most certainly shrink as the number of smokers grows smaller with each and every year. They would then have to look for another source of income. I'm thinking taxing people who watch reality TV a good choice.
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    Re: House Passes 2009 SCHIP Bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    But you were cool with "any way they raise it". So what? Now you're saying that there are appropriate means of taxation to raise this money and that "any way" isn't actually any way? So why don't we make a Middleground tax and take all your money to pay for it? Is that appropriate?

    Well attacking another country didn't even cross my mind.

    When there is talk of taxation, I naively think it has to do with raising revenue within the country's population.
    No men are anywhere, and Im allowed to go in, because Im the owner of the pageant and therefore Im inspecting it, Trump said... Is everyone OK? You know, theyre standing there with no clothes. Is everybody OK? And you see these incredible looking women, and so I sort of get away with things like that.

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    Re: House Passes 2009 SCHIP Bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    I did think of that, actually.

    Without a doubt, the pool would most certainly shrink as the number of smokers grows smaller with each and every year. They would then have to look for another source of income. I'm thinking taxing people who watch reality TV a good choice.
    I think taxing Canadians is a much better idea. They like it. They like it.
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    Re: House Passes 2009 SCHIP Bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    Well attacking another country didn't even cross my mind.

    When there is talk of taxation, I naively think it has to do with raising revenue within the country's population.
    Alright, fair enough. Then you'd be ok if your country passed a Middleground tax to pay for something like this.
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    Re: House Passes 2009 SCHIP Bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Alright, fair enough. Then you'd be ok if your country passed a Middleground tax to pay for something like this.
    Hey, the tax on Canadians was MY idea. LOL.
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    Buy tobacco from your local indian reservation. No taxes!!!
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