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hogwyld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-19-05 12:40 PM
Response to Reply #43
45. Right on Ron!
Tax the shit out of them if they even consider anything political. That'll bankrupt a bunch of those trying to mix with politics. They're just supposed to be the opiate, and not set some sort of agenda.
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  -It's time to tax religion Modem Butterfly  Sep-16-05 12:30 PM   #0 
  - damned straight!  antifaschits   Sep-16-05 12:30 PM   #1 
  - Absofreakinglutely.  nonconformist   Sep-16-05 12:32 PM   #2 
  - Amen...  Finder   Sep-16-05 12:35 PM   #3 
  - "Ramen" as we Pastafarians say. eom  Oregonian   Sep-16-05 12:36 PM   #5 
     - Time for Uncle Sam to take a pound of flesh from the noodly appendage!  BlueEyedSon   Sep-16-05 12:41 PM   #10 
        - No tax on food items  Sabriel   Sep-16-05 01:15 PM   #28 
  - Been tried before, tough to do, but  maine_raptor   Sep-16-05 12:36 PM   #4 
  - Maybe we could frame it as a civic duty...  Modem Butterfly   Sep-16-05 12:38 PM   #7 
     - Some localities have tried it.  maine_raptor   Sep-16-05 12:41 PM   #11 
     - They don't have "civic duties"...  Flubadubya   Sep-19-05 12:43 PM   #46 
  - I agree. I believe a tax exempt status should be granted only  Cleita   Sep-16-05 12:38 PM   #6 
  - According to IRS regs  maine_raptor   Sep-16-05 12:39 PM   #8 
     - So maybe it's time to send the IRS after the likes of  Cleita   Sep-16-05 12:43 PM   #15 
  - Or another approach  ComerPerro   Sep-16-05 12:40 PM   #9 
  - Exactly, what is the IRS definition of a "Church"?  BlueEyedSon   Sep-16-05 12:41 PM   #12 
     - Well, Pat Robinson has had "problems" in the past.  maine_raptor   Sep-16-05 12:43 PM   #16 
  - Hear hear !!!  beam me up scottie   Sep-16-05 12:43 PM   #13 
  - Why is the IRS all over me for a $1000 mistake on my taxes, but  spenbax   Sep-16-05 12:43 PM   #14 
  - We do not want them at the political table  Az   Sep-16-05 12:44 PM   #17 
  - I agree  mmonk   Sep-16-05 12:45 PM   #18 
  - There is a way to do it.  maine_raptor   Sep-16-05 12:47 PM   #19 
  - You can't tax "religion"  Bridget Burke   Sep-16-05 12:48 PM   #20 
  - "religion itself", as a concept has no income, so no tax necessary!  BlueEyedSon   Sep-16-05 12:52 PM   #23 
  - No Religion shouldn't be taxed but their property should be!! nt  political_invader   Sep-16-05 02:43 PM   #38 
  - Sure you can  TheBorealAvenger   Sep-16-05 01:45 PM   #32 
     - That's an enormous per unit tax.  Zynx   Sep-16-05 01:48 PM   #33 
        - What would a bottle of booze cost without the taxes?  TheBorealAvenger   Sep-16-05 01:59 PM   #34 
  - I'm all for this  Johonny   Sep-16-05 12:48 PM   #21 
  - Can we not do it one chruch at a time?  back2basics909   Sep-16-05 12:50 PM   #22 
  - Hmm, sounds like a project to form an organization to pursue  Cleita   Sep-16-05 12:56 PM   #25 
     - Doing some research now...  back2basics909   Sep-16-05 01:13 PM   #27 
        - Uh Oh!  Cleita   Sep-16-05 01:24 PM   #30 
  - It's heartbreaking...  Gildor Inglorion   Sep-16-05 12:56 PM   #24 
  - I agree 100%. nt  emperor72   Sep-16-05 12:57 PM   #26 
  - Yes - it's long overdue  ernstbass   Sep-16-05 01:16 PM   #29 
  - The NAACP is getting hounded for being "too political"  TheBorealAvenger   Sep-16-05 01:44 PM   #31 
  - That is a "kiss of death" issue to any candidate that tries it.  Silverhair   Sep-16-05 02:10 PM   #35 
  - 100% correct political suicide.. nt  political_invader   Sep-16-05 02:46 PM   #39 
  - The DU certainly does not represent the religious leanings of the US.  Zynx   Sep-16-05 04:59 PM   #41 
  - I'm all for it...  PsychoDad   Sep-16-05 02:34 PM   #36 
  - The Catholic Church in Boston  political_invader   Sep-16-05 02:41 PM   #37 
  - Naw.  H2O Man   Sep-16-05 02:58 PM   #40 
  - Might violate the "Free Exercise" Clause  Coastie for Truth   Sep-17-05 10:00 AM   #42 
  - Tax the shit out of them especially the ones who endorse candidates.  Ron Mexico   Sep-19-05 11:39 AM   #43 
  - Right on Ron!  hogwyld   Sep-19-05 12:40 PM   #45 
  - Right on Modem!  RedCloud   Sep-19-05 11:59 AM   #44 
  - It's time to attack religion  DanCa   Sep-19-05 12:50 PM   #47 
  - Ramen to that!  Meatwad   Sep-19-05 12:52 PM   #48 
  - there was a ballot initiative here in Colorado a few years back  paulk   Sep-19-05 01:02 PM   #49 
  - HOW ABOUT STARTING WITH THE "THINK TANKS"???  FormerRushFan   Sep-19-05 01:04 PM   #50 
  - So will you tax all non-profits and remove the deductibility of  Lydia Leftcoast   Sep-19-05 01:04 PM   #51 
  - Good call.  Heaven and Earth   Sep-19-05 01:27 PM   #52 
  - I addressed this in my original post  Modem Butterfly   Sep-19-05 01:28 PM   #53 
     - 501(c)3 status is not a "standard deduction"  Heaven and Earth   Sep-19-05 01:33 PM   #54 
  - It's long overdue  mitchum   Sep-19-05 01:44 PM   #55 
 

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