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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-18-10 06:24 PM
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23. No different than the tea partiers who want less government for others but want to keep their SS.
Edited on Sun Jul-18-10 06:26 PM by stray cat
self righteous hypocrites who want everything they need but resent anyone else getting anything
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  -People don't need AC's, let's tax them: The Straight Story  Jul-18-10 04:07 PM   #0 
  - This is the second time an anti-AC article has been posted on DU  tammywammy   Jul-18-10 04:17 PM   #1 
  - Pretty funny...  madinmaryland   Jul-18-10 04:31 PM   #4 
  - no, just trying to extend the logic to other things for folks like you  The Straight Story   Jul-18-10 06:51 PM   #31 
  - In this case though it would be carbon  depakid   Jul-18-10 06:54 PM   #32 
  - i agree. i'm in phoenix.  DesertFlower   Jul-18-10 04:44 PM   #8 
  - +1  LostinVA   Jul-18-10 05:36 PM   #18 
  - No different than the tea partiers who want less government for others but want to keep their SS.  stray cat   Jul-18-10 06:24 PM   #23 
  - This is not a matter of political correctness. We're coming to where we  enough   Jul-18-10 04:21 PM   #2 
  - "With less exposure to heat...our physical and mental tolerance for heat declines"  eleny   Jul-18-10 04:30 PM   #3 
  - The more you seek comfort.  yella_dawg   Jul-18-10 05:49 PM   #19 
  - We already pay sales tax on the unit and there is usually a tax on the electricity  JVS   Jul-18-10 04:33 PM   #5 
  - Sales tax is already paid on all the "sin tax" stuff too...  LooseWilly   Jul-18-10 06:35 PM   #28 
  - Or, you could check life without a/c.  EmilyKent   Jul-18-10 04:35 PM   #6 
  - I wonder if the right wing is using its own logic here? Certainly not.  eleny   Jul-18-10 04:44 PM   #9 
     - You'll hear from them again  EmilyKent   Jul-18-10 04:52 PM   #11 
  - i got my first air conditioner in 1969. it was  DesertFlower   Jul-18-10 04:41 PM   #7 
  - Let's tax heating oil, coal and firewood in the north instead.  hobbit709   Jul-18-10 04:48 PM   #10 
  - Sorry, I cannot sleep in an oven-hot house.  HughBeaumont   Jul-18-10 04:56 PM   #12 
  - I thought this was Democratic Underground, not Libertarian Underground.  kestrel91316   Jul-18-10 05:11 PM   #13 
  - As long as it kills you and not them some DUers are happy!  stray cat   Jul-18-10 06:28 PM   #25 
  - i grew up without ac....i think i enjoyed it more  spanone   Jul-18-10 05:13 PM   #14 
  - Oh yes, at 35C  EmilyKent   Jul-18-10 05:33 PM   #17 
  - AH! Socialist Internationale Units!!  NutmegYankee   Jul-18-10 06:01 PM   #21 
  - In the 50s and early 60s only one family in my neighborhood had ac. They  B Calm   Jul-18-10 06:34 PM   #27 
  - It's 103 out right now  XemaSab   Jul-18-10 05:17 PM   #15 
  - Tell that to the people dying in Eastern Europe  Odin2005   Jul-18-10 05:24 PM   #16 
  - Ironically, more frequent heatwaves are because of massive energy consumption releasing CO2  NickB79   Jul-18-10 09:01 PM   #41 
  - About 20 years ago, my kids and I our pet rat was living in a third floor apartment.  left is right   Jul-18-10 05:58 PM   #20 
  - Wow!  Odin2005   Jul-18-10 09:19 PM   #43 
  - Its a great way to kill the young and elderly - let them roast to death!  stray cat   Jul-18-10 06:23 PM   #22 
  - The entire state of Arizona is convinced--and we're moving to YOUR town.  blondeatlast   Jul-18-10 06:27 PM   #24 
  - As I sit sweltering, since I choose not to have a/c, I can say why not.  Curmudgeoness   Jul-18-10 06:29 PM   #26 
  - Well, considering we already pay sales tax on the electricity we use -  donco6   Jul-18-10 06:38 PM   #29 
  - The last person I saw who posted this lives in Vermont..  Fumesucker   Jul-18-10 06:49 PM   #30 
  - Well, I guess that everyone in the deep south and the desert southwest  amandabeech   Jul-18-10 07:00 PM   #34 
     - I'm on it already, see post 24. nt  blondeatlast   Jul-18-10 07:46 PM   #36 
        - I'm sure that you and your cigarette tax will be welcomed with open arms.  amandabeech   Jul-18-10 08:05 PM   #37 
  - As a Floridian... let me say  Fla_Democrat   Jul-18-10 06:54 PM   #33 
  - But I hear on here you can move to some place else. Don't have good public transit? Move!  The Straight Story   Jul-18-10 07:02 PM   #35 
     - CO2 is a pollutant  Fla_Democrat   Jul-18-10 09:10 PM   #42 
  - How about we lessen the military budget and stop pretending that the People are the problem?  readmoreoften   Jul-18-10 08:10 PM   #38 
  - AC isn't the problem, it's the fact that it's become a substitute for natural cooling  jdp349   Jul-18-10 08:19 PM   #39 
  - Nature doesn't care about your A/C, your comfort or your freedom  NickB79   Jul-18-10 08:57 PM   #40 

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