That was in 2004, and it was an idea by a group who was tasked to think of radical ideas. Like a lot of their ideas - it never happened.
some people still want it. How about other "sin taxes?" Cigarettes? Alcohol?
Isn't Obama the same man that believes in socialized medicine? Wouldn't making vets pay for their own treatment or buy their own insurance contradict the whole notion of supporting socialized medicine?
"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"
Cicero Marcus Tullius
Due to objections from veterans groups, the White House has dropped consideration of this plan
"Never fear. Him is here" - Captain Chaos (Dom DeLuise), Cannonball Run
Mace Windu: Then our worst fears have been realized. We must move quickly if the Jedi Order is to survive.
Did they indeed? Go on, find us a source.
Did they invade the US or attack the US like Japan did in WW2?
And if you read what Orius said - he said "recent", not "all....."[/QUOTE]
common knowledge - however the 9/11 attacks were Al'Qaeda - not Afghanistan's govt launching attacks on US soil.