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Old 01-01-2018, 01:15 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by adkman12986 View Post
Everybody always wants something for nothing I guess
If that wasn't true, would we have the country we live in today?

The problem with fees and taxes is that they go to the bureaucrats who choose how to spend it... and if you've read the Times recently you'd almost certainly think you could get more for your hard earned buck.

It's not just the money, it's also priorities in albany and having reasonable assurance that money raised will go toward the intended purpose.
Take the bottle and can deposit, which was supposed to go to EPF but only ~23M out of ~103M goes in EPF the rest is 'general' revenue...
Feverishly avoiding "a steady stream of humanity, with a view that offers little more than butts, boots, elbows and backsides". (description quote from Joe Hackett)

Last edited by timberghost; 01-21-2018 at 09:52 PM.. Reason: Bottle deposit #'s fix & reference link
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