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beevul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-19-11 04:22 PM
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32. Hypothetical question about premption laws.
What if the state already places a tax on ammunition?

Do state premption laws also cover taxes?
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  -'Bullet Tax' Proposed By Mayoral Candidate guardian  Jul-19-11 12:06 PM   #0 
  - Good plan if you want to kill jobs. No doubt the Baltimore police would be exempt from the tax.  slackmaster   Jul-19-11 12:07 PM   #1 
  - Oops, wrong place. n/t  PavePusher   Jul-19-11 12:10 PM   #3 
  - What we need is bullet control!  sakabatou   Jul-19-11 12:10 PM   #2 
  - Read and learn  slackmaster   Jul-19-11 12:13 PM   #5 
  - And what am I supposed to read?  sakabatou   Jul-19-11 12:16 PM   #8 
     - I want you to become aware that people make their own ammunition  slackmaster   Jul-19-11 12:17 PM   #10 
        - Yes, I know people do make their own ammo  sakabatou   Jul-19-11 12:18 PM   #11 
           - And you may be aware that homemade ammunition is more likely to malfunction than factory ammunition  slackmaster   Jul-19-11 12:21 PM   #12 
              - I smell something fishy... a red herring anyone?  sakabatou   Jul-19-11 12:24 PM   #13 
                 - I'm just attempting to enumerate a predictable unintended consequence of your silly idea  slackmaster   Jul-19-11 12:27 PM   #15 
                 - And I was just trying to make a joke  sakabatou   Jul-19-11 12:28 PM   #17 
                    - Chris Rock has considerable comedic talent  slackmaster   Jul-19-11 12:33 PM   #18 
                       - Oh no, whatever shall I do?  sakabatou   Jul-19-11 02:08 PM   #27 
                       - Um, he QUOTED Chris Rock and linked the video.  AtheistCrusader   Jul-19-11 04:57 PM   #33 
                          - I'm calmer than you  slackmaster   Jul-19-11 05:24 PM   #36 
                             - Lol, now THAT'S funny. :) nt  eqfan592   Jul-19-11 05:28 PM   #37 
                             - Yet you are the one responding to an obvious joke with serious hurf blurfery.  AtheistCrusader   Jul-19-11 05:34 PM   #38 
                                - Lame attempts at humor call for SERIOUS hurf blurfery!  slackmaster   Jul-19-11 05:38 PM   #39 
                                   - When he protested that he wasn't being serious  AtheistCrusader   Jul-19-11 07:17 PM   #42 
                 - More like a proposal that is both unworkable and unconstitutional..  friendly_iconoclast   Jul-19-11 12:28 PM   #16 
  - No, we need re-run control. nt  SteveM   Jul-19-11 12:15 PM   #7 
     - So we need to control this guy?  sakabatou   Jul-19-11 12:17 PM   #9 
        - Impossible! My argument is defeated. I must watch again and again...nt  SteveM   Jul-20-11 05:06 PM   #44 
  - Candidate is an ignorant, anti-Constitutional moran.  PavePusher   Jul-19-11 12:12 PM   #4 
  - Not only ineffective, but old. Such loud noises. nt  SteveM   Jul-19-11 12:14 PM   #6 
  - He apparently thinks crooks are too stupid to drive over the city line to buy ammo.  friendly_iconoclast   Jul-19-11 12:25 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, the proposed tax is ridiculously low.  damntexdem   Jul-19-11 12:40 PM   #19 
  - Absolutely, we need to drive those evil gun shops out to the suburbs....  friendly_iconoclast   Jul-19-11 01:19 PM   #22 
  - today the city....county... state... country.  ileus   Jul-19-11 02:11 PM   #29 
     - Because nobody would would ever think of smuggling in contraband items, right?  Euromutt   Jul-19-11 05:49 PM   #41 
  - If it was that high, ammo would be smuggled into the inner city and sold on the street ...  spin   Jul-19-11 01:22 PM   #23 
  - That would be roughly $70, spin  slackmaster   Jul-19-11 01:41 PM   #25 
     - I was replying to damntexdem who in post #19 said ....  spin   Jul-19-11 02:10 PM   #28 
  - Sounds like a great way to fund drug gangs even more than they are already.  eqfan592   Jul-19-11 02:27 PM   #30 
  - Lots of tv coverage of drug busts down here.  Hangingon   Jul-19-11 03:44 PM   #31 
  - It only takes a single bullet to start a revolution.  PavePusher   Jul-20-11 10:19 PM   #47 
  - 5 bucks is a small price to pay to kill, rob and rape...  ileus   Jul-19-11 01:09 PM   #20 
  - Can the criminals write it off their income tax as a business expense?  Remmah2   Jul-19-11 01:14 PM   #21 
     - They can write off $.41 per mile for driving to Towson or Cecil County to buy ammo.  friendly_iconoclast   Jul-19-11 01:25 PM   #24 
        - got the email last week it's now .55/mile  ileus   Jul-19-11 01:42 PM   #26 
  - Hypothetical question about premption laws.  beevul   Jul-19-11 04:22 PM   #32 
  - Most criminals never fire their gun during the robbery.  GreenStormCloud   Jul-19-11 05:14 PM   #34 
  - Wow! Crazy prices. Stupid idea to reduce crime, but...  Ragnarok   Jul-19-11 05:16 PM   #35 
  - "It's a 'make it difficult for you to buy bullets in the city' tool."  Euromutt   Jul-19-11 05:42 PM   #40 
  - We need some kind of constitutional punishment  DissedByBush   Jul-19-11 08:35 PM   #43 
     - Now THAT is a damned AWESOME idea! nt  eqfan592   Jul-20-11 05:08 PM   #45 
     - Six? Insanity.  PavePusher   Jul-20-11 10:17 PM   #46 

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