Don Russell

IF gov't quit wasting resources

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on pointless wars, spying, and laws vs dope, prostitution, gambling and guns, we'd have PLENTY of money with which to pay for other things, like defending the accused. even better, if we taxed foreign goods like they should be taxed. That is especially true of US companies that moved overseas with our jobs, but still want to market their goods here!

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on pointless wars, spying, and laws vs dope, prostitution, gambling and guns, we'd have PLENTY of money with which to pay for other things, like defending the accused. even better, if we taxed foreign goods like they should be taxed. That is especially true of US companies that moved overseas with our jobs, but still want to market their goods here!

Taxing anyone -- citizen or foreigner -- is a violation of their property rights. How can that be morally justified let alone advocated as something desirable?

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That is especially true of US companies that moved overseas with our jobs, but still want to market their goods here!

No one owns a job. A job is a voluntary contractual arrangement. And why shouldn't people be free to sell where they want? Are you for intervention and regulation in business? By the way, spying for national security is a legitimate function of government. It is their job to protect their citizens.

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except that's not WHY they spy, as we all know,now that Snowden has revealed it. The taxation on imported goods here is certainly a legitimate imposition on those who MADE a ton of money by starting here, and then bailed out for cheaper labor. Import duties imposed upon corporations are a FAR better way to get monies than taxing income of private citizens, certainly.

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The taxation on imported goods here is certainly a legitimate imposition on those who MADE a ton of money by starting here, and then bailed out for cheaper labor.

WHY is it "legitimate" to violate the property rights of anybody -- especially those who made a ton of money in voluntary trade with people who wanted what they had produced?

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except that's not WHY they spy, as we all know,now that Snowden has revealed it. The taxation on imported goods here is certainly a legitimate imposition on those who MADE a ton of money by starting here, and then bailed out for cheaper labor. Import duties imposed upon corporations are a FAR better way to get monies than taxing income of private citizens, certainly.

You clearly don't believe in "Live and Let Live".

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Import duties imposed upon corporations are a FAR better way to get monies than taxing income of private citizens, certainly.

Who pays the import tax? Not the corporations . . .

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Import duties imposed upon corporations are a FAR better way to get monies than taxing income of private citizens, certainly.

Who pays the import tax? Not the corporations . . .

He seems to regard taxation as a means to punish those who escape statism with their own private property.

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