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Bridget Burke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-24-06 12:55 PM
Response to Reply #26
29. The Tax Argument is NOT a Total Red Herring!
We have no state income tax in Texas. So we've got sales tax--state & local. Which everybody pays.

Even renters pay property tax--indirectly. We used to support our schools that way. Idiot Governor shoved through a property tax reduction but no new source of funding education has appeared. I don't have kids but don't mind any part of my tax money going to schools. And I don't care about the legal status of the kids--or their parents.

Republican policies--on the state & national level--have done more to cripple health care than "illegals."

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  - I like that analogy - pretty much says it all!! Of course some will......  Minnesota Libra   May-24-06 11:07 AM   #2 
  - Actually, it doesn't "pretty much say it all"  IselaB   May-24-06 11:22 AM   #10 
     - My ancestors came here LEGALLY, that's all I ask of anyone nt  Minnesota Libra   May-24-06 11:42 AM   #15 
        - Well, GOOD FOR YOUR ANCESTORS  IselaB   May-24-06 12:15 PM   #18 
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     - So do you own the country more than people under 50,  Jed Dilligan   May-24-06 12:41 PM   #25 
        - Didn't say or imply that  PsN2Wind   May-24-06 02:55 PM   #37 
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                 - That's a drastic oversimplification  Jed Dilligan   May-24-06 03:47 PM   #48 
                    - "Land is owned by both governments and individuals but  PsN2Wind   May-24-06 04:16 PM   #49 
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                          - Man you're damn near as good at that internet diagnosis  PsN2Wind   May-24-06 04:39 PM   #51 
                             - I'm sorry, did I imply that you're mentally ill?  Jed Dilligan   May-24-06 04:51 PM   #52 
  - What a brilliant analogy... Simple way of looking at it...  NJ_Lib   May-24-06 11:08 AM   #4 
  - No it's not  proud2Blib   May-24-06 03:26 PM   #44 
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  - These little analogies are always tripe  Jed Dilligan   May-24-06 11:18 AM   #7 
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  - BRAVO  melissinha   May-24-06 11:43 AM   #16 
  - Thanks-from my journal  underpants   May-24-06 12:16 PM   #19 
  - Not true for many  Alcibiades   May-24-06 12:46 PM   #26 
     - The Tax Argument is NOT a Total Red Herring!  Bridget Burke   May-24-06 12:55 PM   #29 
     - I do not understand that argument  underpants   May-24-06 01:04 PM   #32 
     - I meant the argument that paying taxes entitles one to residency  Alcibiades   May-25-06 01:13 PM   #53 
     - In the big picture yes that is the goal-to make it LEGAL  underpants   May-24-06 01:01 PM   #31 
     - Yes, it is partly anecdotal  Alcibiades   May-24-06 01:32 PM   #33 
     - They aren't eligible for social services  proud2Blib   May-24-06 03:34 PM   #47 
  - Was it postmarked from "KKK"?  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-24-06 12:03 PM   #17 
  - And you fired back an angry request for No More Right Wing Spam!  Bridget Burke   May-24-06 12:33 PM   #22 
  - Yeah, RW spam is what it is.  Jed Dilligan   May-24-06 12:46 PM   #27 
  - Change the subject  Alcibiades   May-24-06 12:55 PM   #28 
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  - My answer to this analogy? Four little words...  Iblis   May-24-06 03:01 PM   #39 
  - Jesus would build a wall  underpants   May-24-06 03:09 PM   #40 
     - Thank you. Although I've been around for a bit...  Iblis   May-24-06 03:19 PM   #41 
  - Here is a better analogy:  proud2Blib   May-24-06 03:30 PM   #46 
 

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