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Tyler Durden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-14-07 12:53 PM
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31. The point of all this is to PREVENT this sort of nonsense in the future
Universal Service (IF the executive retains the "right" to aggressive war without formal declaration) is an absolute necessity.

This has nothing to do with "getting back." We have produced an "elite" in this country that feel they can support whatever sort of nonsense they want as long as it brings them PROFIT and costs them no money or blood. A PACIFIST on the other hand can provide USEFUL and MEANINGFUL service to the community and be then held accountable for citizenship.

As to a PERMANENT increase in taxes...why on earth not? If a group (other than a legitimate group of pacifists, example: the Amish) does not participate in the War or Service, then why should they not be taxed for that "privilege?"

I see nothing unfair in this concept.
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