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    Judge clears way for dinosaur park to be seized

    ruling by U.S. District Judge Casey Rodgers states that the nine properties that make up Dinosaur Adventure Land as well as two bank accounts associated with the park will be used to satisfy $430,400 owed to the federal government.

    Kent Hovind, who founded the park and a ministry, Creation Science Evangelism, is serving 10 years in federal prison for failing to pay the Internal Revenue Service more than $470,000 in employee taxes.


    He was found guilty in November 2006 on 58 counts, including failure to pay employee taxes and making threats against investigators.

    The conviction culminated 17 years of Hovind sparring with the IRS. Saying he was employed by God and his ministers were not subject to payroll taxes, he claimed no income or property.
    I bet a number of people are going to scream "persecution" over this, but the fact is that the people who owned the park were tax cheats.

    Also, by attempting to make a legal claim that the park belonged to God, and that he only worked for God, and therefore did not own any property, and so was not the employer, and thus owed no payroll taxes, he showed just how dumb his is. Of course, he had already showed dumb he is in the first place by claiming that Jesus must have ridden a dinosaur, when the Bible says that he rode an ass. Maybe the ass Jesus rode was this idiotic creationist tax dodger.

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    If there's one thing the government HATES, it's not getting their money.
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    Re: Judge clears way for dinosaur park to be seized

    Good. Kent Hovind is a ****ing nutcase (although I admit highly entertaining).
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    Re: Judge clears way for dinosaur park to be seized

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    I bet a number of people are going to scream "persecution" over this, but the fact is that the people who owned the park were tax cheats.

    Also, by attempting to make a legal claim that the park belonged to God, and that he only worked for God, and therefore did not own any property, and so was not the employer, and thus owed no payroll taxes, he showed just how dumb his is. Of course, he had already showed dumb he is in the first place by claiming that Jesus must have ridden a dinosaur, when the Bible says that he rode an ass. Maybe the ass Jesus rode was this idiotic creationist tax dodger.

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    We're just countering the pro-tax liberals that have posted so far.
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    Re: Judge clears way for dinosaur park to be seized

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    We're just countering the pro-tax liberals that have posted so far.
    Obeying the law has always been a Conservative concept, and Conservatives have always had a "hang em high" attitude for those who break the law, as it should be. So, what's your problem? If you count yourself as countering the rule of law, you must be one of them Liberals, right?
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    Re: Judge clears way for dinosaur park to be seized

    Kent Hovind, who founded the park and a ministry, Creation Science Evangelism, is serving 10 years in federal prison for failing to pay the Internal Revenue Service more than $470,000 in employee taxes.
    Yet the socailists want to pretend the government doesn't use violence and threats of violence to collect taxes to support it's unconstitutional programs.

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    Re: Judge clears way for dinosaur park to be seized

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarecrow Akhbar View Post
    Yet the socailists want to pretend the government doesn't use violence and threats of violence to collect taxes to support it's unconstitutional programs.
    The Bush administration, and yes, even the Reagan administration, would have thrown these looneys in jail too. Don't like taxes? Then protest, and attempt to change the law. But do NOT break the law. There are penalties for doing so. And if you DO choose to break the law, then quit whining when you are caught, and accept the outcome that you are responsible for.
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    If the feds really wanted to punish the guy they should turn the Dino park into an abortion clinic or a gay night club.

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    Working for God? What happened to "Render unto Caesar. . ."?
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    Re: Judge clears way for dinosaur park to be seized

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    The Bush administration, and yes, even the Reagan administration, would have thrown these looneys in jail too. Don't like taxes? Then protest, and attempt to change the law. But do NOT break the law. There are penalties for doing so. And if you DO choose to break the law, then quit whining when you are caught, and accept the outcome that you are responsible for.
    Right.

    If you'd bothered to read, I was discussing how government uses force and the perpetual denial of the socialists that this is so.

    Do try to keep your answers consistent with the posts you're responding to.

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