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Response to Reply #49
60. oh FFS.
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  -The Man Did NOT Forget To Pay The Fire Fee. He Deliberately Chose Not To. KittyWampus  Oct-06-10 09:35 AM   #0 
  - So - many people in his district didn't pay. Some had fires and were allowed to pay the next day.  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 09:37 AM   #1 
  - That's the problem with doing people favors--people use your kindness as a weapon against you.  Romulox   Oct-06-10 09:42 AM   #6 
  - He was but the punishment doesn't fit the crime. nt  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 09:44 AM   # 
     - There was no "punishment"--just cause and effect. nt  Romulox   Oct-06-10 09:47 AM   #13 
        - I call BS - his neighbor had a fire and was allowed to pay later  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 09:48 AM   #16 
        - Cranik had an earlier fire, which was extinguished despite him being a non-subscriber  struggle4progress   Oct-06-10 06:42 PM   #195 
        - It's strange how many bring up the word "punishment".  KittyWampus   Oct-06-10 09:50 AM   #19 
           - It's also strange that so many (especially here!)would allow this to happen without a thought  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 09:54 AM   #25 
           - Authoritarian? Again, interesting choice of words.  KittyWampus   Oct-06-10 09:58 AM   #33 
           - Why, you don't see it that way? It's OK with you?  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 10:02 AM   #35 
           - Please help me here.  LiberalAndProud   Oct-06-10 02:20 PM   #131 
              - Caviat: no subscription, no service unless human lives are at risk.  LiberalAndProud   Oct-06-10 03:51 PM   #165 
           - It's pseudo-religious thinking-- SOMEBODY (something) has to be to blame for this force of nature!  Romulox   Oct-06-10 09:56 AM   #32 
              - Yeah...a "force of nature" called a fire department who chose  whathehell   Oct-06-10 12:31 PM   #111 
              - Don't blame the FD for the animals when the friggin owner of the pets had around 2 hours  Bodhi BloodWave   Oct-06-10 02:41 PM   #139 
              - Link? n/t  whathehell   Oct-06-10 05:06 PM   #172 
              - You're the second person here to say that but be unable to provid a link. n/  whathehell   Oct-06-10 06:44 PM   #196 
              - Now it's LOGIC that's the big meany here, I guess.  Romulox   Oct-07-10 09:07 AM   #245 
              - your stance on this issue seems to be in conflict with your signature line  Sheepshank   Oct-06-10 05:09 PM   #174 
                 - Um, nonsense?  Romulox   Oct-07-10 09:04 AM   #243 
                    - oooh you sound terribly noble  Sheepshank   Oct-07-10 09:22 AM   #248 
                       - And you sound like a waste of time. nt  Romulox   Oct-07-10 09:25 AM   #249 
                          - hmmm dismissive, all important attempt at being the strong one  Sheepshank   Oct-07-10 09:47 AM   #250 
  - Agreed..The man was on KO last night and he said he offered to pay them right then!  whathehell   Oct-06-10 09:48 AM   #15 
  - Lauren...his grandson(the firestarter)has a place a few miles from this one...  hayu_lol   Oct-06-10 09:53 AM   #24 
     - No - I don't care what his grandson did. It's wrong not to pay your $75  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 09:56 AM   #31 
     - That's what TAXES are for  catbyte   Oct-06-10 10:24 AM   #71 
     - which is why the county system is at fault -- they refused to fund a fire department  fishwax   Oct-06-10 04:31 PM   #167 
     - I thought they had the fee waived because they agreed to pay  mmonk   Oct-06-10 10:34 AM   #81 
        - then if there's a fire the next day, they'll put it out  gmoney   Oct-06-10 11:29 AM   #105 
        - dupe  gmoney   Oct-06-10 11:30 AM   #106 
  - Well, then, that served his pets right. Didn't it?  madfloridian   Oct-06-10 09:37 AM   # 
  - Absolutely right, madflor. Life was lost  catbyte   Oct-06-10 09:42 AM   #5 
  - You see the beginnings of the breakdown in the fact that his son allegedly assaulted the fire chief  closeupready   Oct-06-10 10:17 AM   #58 
  - subscription" to 911  Corgigal   Oct-06-10 05:14 PM   #176 
  - Well said, Madfloridian.  whathehell   Oct-06-10 09:44 AM   #9 
  - As pointed out on another thread yesterday...  freebrew   Oct-06-10 10:19 AM   #66 
     - Okay, I FREELY Admit That I don't Know About How Taxes Are Levied Here  ChiciB1   Oct-06-10 10:29 AM   #76 
     - No they do not  JustAmused   Oct-06-10 04:59 PM   #171 
     - They "chose"  whathehell   Oct-06-10 11:57 AM   #109 
        - Check the time line in the second half of this story:  hedgehog   Oct-06-10 02:23 PM   #132 
  - mad, fire well out in back yard. took time to get to house. animals in house. do you get them out  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 10:04 AM   #36 
     - Your question shows me that our country may well have reached  madfloridian   Oct-06-10 10:11 AM   #49 
     - are you for real. basic common sense. listening to a man tell a story about dead animals  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 10:16 AM   #54 
     - I sense the deep compassion in your post.  madfloridian   Oct-06-10 10:19 AM   #62 
     - seabeyond brings up a good point  muriel_volestrangler   Oct-06-10 10:23 AM   # 
     - again, common sense. IF and that is a big IF the fire spread THAT fast, then  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 10:26 AM   #74 
     - i am angry that you have the audacity to point at me and cry uncompassionate as a man left his dogs  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 10:24 AM   #72 
        - Yeh, well I am angry also. Angry to see people become uncompassionate.  madfloridian   Oct-06-10 10:28 AM   #75 
           - anti democratic is embracing a libertarian agenda that GUTS the democratic  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 10:30 AM   #78 
              - Is this a generational thing?  catbyte   Oct-06-10 10:42 AM   #89 
              - it is the anti tax movement that is taking hold. and it is destroying out infrastructure.  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 10:50 AM   #96 
              - You might be right, Catbyte, because those were the days of Real Democrats..  whathehell   Oct-06-10 01:05 PM   #116 
                 - so if we are attacking the libertarian county does that make us UNREAL dmeocrats?  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 01:27 PM   #121 
                    - Self-delete  whathehell   Oct-06-10 01:34 PM   #123 
                    - That's not what I'm saying..  whathehell   Oct-06-10 01:37 PM   #125 
                       - fine. i dont have a position because personally i could not make that decision, but  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 01:50 PM   #127 
              - I have no idea what the heck you think I am saying.  madfloridian   Oct-06-10 10:44 AM   #91 
     - What?  catbyte   Oct-06-10 10:26 AM   #73 
     - oh FFS.  dionysus   Oct-06-10 10:18 AM   #60 
     - This psychic squaw reads Cranick as a Republican tea party type  Mimosa   Oct-06-10 06:02 PM   #182 
        - i think. i think there is a county of em. i aint payin no taxes for no socialist govt run  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 06:05 PM   #184 
  - The blame belongs to the county for not levying a tax  rocktivity   Oct-06-10 09:37 AM   #2 
  - Very good point. I stand corrected.  KittyWampus   Oct-06-10 09:38 AM   #3 
  - +10000000  Klukie   Oct-06-10 09:40 AM   #4 
  - This guy probably SOUGHT OUT a tax free haven in which to live  Romulox   Oct-06-10 09:44 AM   #8 
  - A county wide tax would have been only pennies per house  Tempest   Oct-06-10 09:48 AM   #17 
  - Exactly. (nt)  w4rma   Oct-06-10 10:09 AM   #45 
  - Exactly...nt  SidDithers   Oct-06-10 10:17 AM   #59 
  - True, but never let the sensible answer get in the way of some righteous rants.  TreasonousBastard   Oct-06-10 10:19 AM   #64 
  - Counties can't levy tax w/o a vote.  freebrew   Oct-06-10 10:23 AM   #68 
  - Then either the state should levy it  rocktivity   Oct-06-10 10:32 AM   #79 
  - We've got to get over this fear of the "t" word  deutsey   Oct-06-10 02:29 PM   #134 
  - FTW  PVnRT   Oct-06-10 02:33 PM   #137 
  - +1  fishwax   Oct-06-10 04:33 PM   #168 
  - +1000000000000  Mass   Oct-06-10 06:51 PM   #203 
  - fee, tax same diff  Tuesday Afternoon   Oct-06-10 09:43 AM   #7 
  - in America, EVERYTHING has a price tag....  mike_c   Oct-06-10 09:44 AM   #10 
  - And the point is, it shouldn't  catbyte   Oct-06-10 09:46 AM   #11 
  - exactly....  mike_c   Oct-06-10 09:48 AM   #14 
  - Welcome to Rand Pauls kind of world. n/t  Little Star   Oct-06-10 10:11 AM   #48 
  - Thats bcos money doesn't grow on trees  janewin   Oct-06-10 10:30 PM   #227 
  - When you gamble, every now and again, you WILL throw snake eyes!  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 09:47 AM   #12 
  - And your pets die a gruesome death. great.  catbyte   Oct-06-10 09:51 AM   #21 
  - The penatly for gambling with the lives of others.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 09:54 AM   #27 
     - Sorry, that doesn't wash with me.  catbyte   Oct-06-10 10:04 AM   #37 
     - Of course it doesn't.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 10:08 AM   #43 
        - False Equasion: $=Life  catbyte   Oct-06-10 10:18 AM   #61 
     - Is $75.00 worth that to you?  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 12:55 PM   #114 
        - Logical fallices abound.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 01:24 PM   #120 
           - Don't talk to me about logic since you seem to think it's logical to allow a mans home  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 01:34 PM   #124 
              - More logical fallices, at least these are more common.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 02:26 PM   #133 
                 - Good grief  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 02:46 PM   #142 
                    - Because what is the point? You clearly have no use for reason or logic...  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 02:48 PM   #143 
                       - Who is projecting?  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 02:54 PM   #144 
                          - You are projecting.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 02:57 PM   #148 
                          - Ok so it was his fault that he didn't pay the bill.  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 03:02 PM   #155 
                             - Good. You are starting to understand.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 03:09 PM   #158 
                                - Fault? I thought the fault had been established. I thought this was a debate about  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 05:47 PM   #178 
                                   - The precedent?  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 11:43 PM   #235 
                                      - It was stated on Keith Olbermann's show  LaurenG   Oct-07-10 05:50 PM   #251 
                                         - Thanks for the link.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-07-10 08:48 PM   #252 
                                            - Yeah I'm a vegetarian  LaurenG   Oct-08-10 04:38 AM   #253 
                          - double post.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-06-10 03:00 PM   #151 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-06-10 10:06 AM   #40 
  - It's a really good thing that the homeowner wasn't a sympathetic character--  TwilightGardener   Oct-06-10 09:50 AM   #18 
  - IF it was a matter or someone who "really forgot" they would have paid when reminded.  KittyWampus   Oct-06-10 09:53 AM   #22 
  - He offered to pay when he called, they could have billed, they could have  TwilightGardener   Oct-06-10 09:55 AM   #28 
  - They can't place a lien.....  Gaedel   Oct-06-10 10:39 AM   #84 
  - Of course they can. LOL. Anyone who works on your house can  TwilightGardener   Oct-06-10 10:41 AM   #87 
     - You really don't know anything about the law. Don't keep  COLGATE4   Oct-06-10 03:00 PM   #152 
     - Wrong  JustAmused   Oct-06-10 05:09 PM   #175 
  - We've been over this before. There as no basis to sue, or to  COLGATE4   Oct-06-10 02:59 PM   #149 
  - I agree....and I believe it was wrong  pipi_k   Oct-06-10 10:05 AM   # 
  - The same family hadn't paid the bill for a previous call.  Mimosa   Oct-06-10 06:04 PM   #183 
  - LOL  catbyte   Oct-06-10 09:53 AM   #23 
  - +++  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-06-10 10:17 AM   #56 
  - And it's nearly always possible to make someone unsympathetic  Gormy Cuss   Oct-06-10 10:19 AM   #63 
  - Yes, and it's a good thing that the house wasn't an orphanage  COLGATE4   Oct-06-10 02:57 PM   #146 
  - Re: the homeowner  SOS   Oct-06-10 07:05 PM   #207 
     - Agree completely.  TwilightGardener   Oct-06-10 10:04 PM   #225 
  - A nation in which people let each others' homes burn down  notesdev   Oct-06-10 09:50 AM   #20 
  - The mean-spiritedness around here is stunning.  catbyte   Oct-06-10 09:56 AM   #30 
  - Sadly I've seen too much of it here  notesdev   Oct-06-10 10:02 AM   #34 
  - If you need a helping hand to get back on your feet, or a shoulder, I'm there  Confusious   Oct-06-10 07:40 PM   #215 
  - +1...  SidDithers   Oct-06-10 10:19 AM   #65 
  - a county allowed to gut the taxed base city FD dept is pretty damn sad too. nt  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 10:40 AM   #86 
  - What kind of pet owner makes no attempt to rescue his animals?  theHandpuppet   Oct-06-10 06:31 PM   #191 
  - The fire dept exists to put out fires, not to make a profit for the city.  baldguy   Oct-06-10 09:54 AM   #26 
  - Okay, so how would go about doing the budgeting for this city  WolverineDG   Oct-06-10 10:22 AM   #67 
  - You've fallen into the libertarian failure trap.  baldguy   Oct-06-10 12:47 PM   #112 
     - Obion County didn't 'eliminate' fire protection services. It has never had any fire protection  Hannah Bell   Oct-06-10 01:19 PM   #118 
     - It's still the county's responsibility.  baldguy   Oct-06-10 01:32 PM   #122 
     - yes, everyone keeps saying they "should" do it. but they've repeatedly chosen *not* to.  Hannah Bell   Oct-06-10 02:42 PM   #141 
        - The courts.  baldguy   Oct-06-10 03:39 PM   #162 
        - The "city"  SOS   Oct-06-10 08:07 PM   #219 
     - Wrong  JustAmused   Oct-06-10 05:16 PM   #177 
     - Yes, they should have budgeted for it  PVnRT   Oct-06-10 02:40 PM   #138 
     - And the guy shouldn't have lost his home to uphold that misguided libertarian ideal.  baldguy   Oct-06-10 02:57 PM   #147 
     - the libertarian ideal is the one held by the county, not the city  fishwax   Oct-06-10 04:40 PM   #169 
     - Apparently, spreading the cost over all those who are covered is a libertarian idea  WolverineDG   Oct-06-10 02:59 PM   #150 
     - so reality is a "libertarian trap?"  WolverineDG   Oct-06-10 02:57 PM   #145 
     - It's the "you don't agree with me, so you must be a libertarian" trap  Confusious   Oct-06-10 07:49 PM   #217 
        - Oh, you noticed that too, huh?  WolverineDG   Oct-06-10 08:05 PM   #218 
     - Yes, the one where the poor pay for the rich.  Confusious   Oct-06-10 07:47 PM   #216 
        - "Everyonee deserves fire protection..."  baldguy   Oct-06-10 10:01 PM   #224 
           - You don't read. Just react.  Confusious   Oct-07-10 03:05 AM   #242 
  - huh?  Sheepshank   Oct-06-10 05:55 PM   #180 
  - Reaganism is alive and well in this age of hope. n/t  Catherina   Oct-06-10 09:55 AM   #29 
  - Still sticking up for the heartless killers  HughMoran   Oct-06-10 10:05 AM   #38 
  - I believe the OP is sticking up for the fire department  whistler162   Oct-06-10 10:07 AM   #41 
  - OK  HughMoran   Oct-06-10 10:09 AM   #44 
     - Are you sure the fire department would be able to save the animals?  itsrobert   Oct-06-10 10:15 AM   #52 
  - Killers? You mean the homeownner who let his home burn down?  itsrobert   Oct-06-10 10:11 AM   #47 
  - reminds me of the parable  whistler162   Oct-06-10 10:06 AM   #39 
  - DIsgusting justification for killing  HughMoran   Oct-06-10 10:08 AM   #42 
  - Agreed.  whathehell   Oct-06-10 02:07 PM   #130 
     - (OT) Please ...  LiberalAndProud   Oct-07-10 12:50 AM   #240 
  - It reminds me of "The Little Red Hen"  Romulox   Oct-06-10 10:14 AM   #50 
  - I've heard that one before, and it's true  pipi_k   Oct-06-10 10:17 AM   #55 
  - Difference is, when the FD showed up, he didn't send them away.  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-06-10 10:23 AM   #69 
     - +1000  baldguy   Oct-06-10 01:01 PM   #115 
  - Then don't ever blame people who walk past someone in distress  NYC Liberal   Oct-06-10 10:09 AM   #46 
  - +1000 - Maybe we can get the Phelps family to protest around the smoldering ruins!  Maru Kitteh   Oct-06-10 11:04 AM   #99 
  - Regardless...  SidDithers   Oct-06-10 10:15 AM   #51 
  - And the county would crumple it up and throw the bill in the garbage.  Hassin Bin Sober   Oct-06-10 11:23 AM   #103 
  - No one should have to pay the fee.  Kalyke   Oct-06-10 10:16 AM   #53 
  - Anybody who can afford it should choose to pay: it's the responsible thing to do.  Mimosa   Oct-06-10 10:17 AM   #57 
  - so let the freakin house burn is what you are saying?  SargeUNN   Oct-06-10 10:23 AM   #70 
  - This is the system that the county chose  left is right   Oct-06-10 10:45 AM   #92 
  - OK then you think slavery should be brought back?  SargeUNN   Oct-06-10 11:02 AM   #98 
     - slavery is unconstitutional.  KittyWampus   Oct-06-10 11:22 AM   #102 
     - What a stupid thing to even suggest  left is right   Oct-06-10 11:37 AM   #107 
  - I don't believe that this is a 'punishment'.  LiberalAndProud   Oct-07-10 01:00 AM   #241 
  - Cuts to the heart of the social responsibility vs. personal responsibility dilemma.  wtmusic   Oct-06-10 10:29 AM   #77 
  - Well take a look up-thread and find a bunch who think  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 10:37 AM   #83 
  - Then the fire department goes ahead and puts out the fire,  MadHound   Oct-06-10 10:34 AM   #80 
  - Sensible solution, but it still should be tax, not fees  catbyte   Oct-06-10 10:39 AM   #85 
     - Yeah, it should be tax based,  MadHound   Oct-06-10 10:43 AM   #90 
  - Yeah, apparently he was cheap, mean, and stupid. But, maybe he was broke and needed...  TreasonousBastard   Oct-06-10 10:34 AM   #82 
  - You have lost your humanity. The FEE was the CRIME.  grahamhgreen   Oct-06-10 10:42 AM   #88 
  - That's completely irrelevant. The duty to extend help is not contingent on payment.  TexasObserver   Oct-06-10 10:46 AM   #93 
  - Why not put a Mechanics Lien on the place.  Throckmorton   Oct-06-10 10:47 AM   #94 
  - Not a bad idea, but IMO in many cases  wtmusic   Oct-06-10 10:55 AM   #97 
  - The FD still should have put out the fire and saved the house  slackmaster   Oct-06-10 10:50 AM   #95 
  - Spot on!  Rex   Oct-06-10 11:20 PM   #232 
  - I have two sisters  mstinamotorcity   Oct-06-10 11:18 AM   #100 
  - +1 nt  wtmusic   Oct-06-10 11:26 AM   #104 
  - Who cares? This whole fiasco resulted in a complete breakdown in faith for public safety.  phleshdef   Oct-06-10 11:22 AM   #101 
  - Then put out the fire and BILL HIM for the cost of handling it  LynneSin   Oct-06-10 11:40 AM   #108 
  - And when he tells you to stick the bill, then what???  COLGATE4   Oct-06-10 03:09 PM   #157 
     - Bill Collectors  LynneSin   Oct-06-10 03:18 PM   #161 
  - As a FireFighter,  bvar22   Oct-06-10 12:29 PM   #110 
  - + 1,000,000,000  LaurenG   Oct-06-10 12:53 PM   #113 
  - My father was a volunteer firefighter & EMT for 30 yrs.  baldguy   Oct-06-10 01:18 PM   #117 
  - A big cyber hug to you!  PA Democrat   Oct-06-10 01:21 PM   #119 
  - Yup I agree totally, they should have put the fire out regardless.  Ganja Ninja   Oct-06-10 01:49 PM   #126 
  - you speak in harmony with the firefighters  Bluerthanblue   Oct-06-10 01:53 PM   #129 
  - You are a good person.  Lucian   Oct-06-10 03:02 PM   #154 
  - +infinity  HughMoran   Oct-06-10 05:08 PM   #173 
  - Wish I could rec. a post!  bullwinkle428   Oct-06-10 08:26 PM   #221 
  - Amen, brother!  Swamp Rat   Oct-06-10 11:31 PM   #233 
  - I note the OP avoided your answer like the plague.  Forkboy   Oct-06-10 11:56 PM   #237 
  - Why didn't the firemen put out the fire and then slap a lien on the homeowners?  Tikki   Oct-06-10 01:51 PM   #128 
  - two different states. i think that has something to do with it.  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 02:31 PM   #135 
  - What are their odds of ever recovering anything?  Lance_Boyle   Oct-06-10 02:32 PM   #136 
  - So the fuck what?  JuniperLea   Oct-06-10 02:42 PM   #140 
  - It's not putting money above people. It;'s putting money above  COLGATE4   Oct-06-10 03:11 PM   #159 
     - What about his dead pets?  JuniperLea   Oct-06-10 03:17 PM   #160 
  - I had emergency medical care in April and couldn't afford to pay the bills.  Lucian   Oct-06-10 03:01 PM   #153 
  - So fucking what?  derby378   Oct-06-10 03:04 PM   #156 
  - Fuck they have a lot a fires in that town - Sounds like extortionist arsonist Libertarians!  GreenTea   Oct-06-10 03:42 PM   #163 
  - A totally heartless way to teach a man a lesson.  Forkboy   Oct-06-10 03:50 PM   #164 
  - SO WHAT?  Matariki   Oct-06-10 04:21 PM   #166 
  - I hate that this guys house was burned.  Sheepshank   Oct-06-10 04:50 PM   #170 
  - How is this at all relevant? ERs don't send gunshot victims away even if the victim never paid  BzaDem   Oct-06-10 05:51 PM   #179 
  - What is this? Libertarian "tough love"?  Canuckistanian   Oct-06-10 06:02 PM   #181 
  - Thirty plus years of propaganda  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-10 06:11 PM   #187 
     - All the twisting , turning and convoluted rationalizations suggest some form of collective insanity  depakid   Oct-06-10 07:13 PM   #208 
        - Peel the rationalization  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-10 10:19 PM   #226 
           - I've been trying to look at it like one of Kohlberg's dllemmas  depakid   Oct-06-10 10:36 PM   #228 
              - I have not read them in decades....  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-10 10:46 PM   #229 
                 - Yep- and let's not forget the Calvinist influence  depakid   Oct-06-10 11:05 PM   #230 
                    - Hey we ALSO got convicts  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-10 11:18 PM   #231 
                       - Georgia got both convicts AND Calvinists!  depakid   Oct-06-10 11:40 PM   #234 
                          - Or German  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-10 11:46 PM   #236 
  - Different values  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-10 06:10 PM   #185 
  - Where did the money come from to purchase fire trucks and a fire house?  B Calm   Oct-06-10 06:11 PM   #186 
  - It could EASILY come from charging non-subscribers for it if they have a fire.  BzaDem   Oct-06-10 06:13 PM   #188 
     - My guess is the cost of the fire trucks and fire houses were paid for  B Calm   Oct-06-10 06:21 PM   #189 
     - it is paid by the city citizens who actually are taxed for their FD. nt  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 06:36 PM   #193 
        - Our rural volunteer fire department receives FEDERAL Funds...  bvar22   Oct-06-10 08:25 PM   #220 
           - actually from the work up i found on odion county they dont, becuase they did not develop their VFD  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 08:41 PM   #223 
     - as on another thread, they did and it wasnt paid. another state and they had no recourse  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 06:36 PM   #192 
        - You go to court and sue, just like a hospital would for someone who could afford it but doesn't pay.  BzaDem   Oct-06-10 06:47 PM   #198 
           - a town of 2500 people poorer than county. not a lot of money. hire lwayers and court cost to TRY  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 06:49 PM   #200 
  - And so the house deserved to burn...  depakid   Oct-06-10 06:29 PM   #190 
  - solution? city FD go bankrupt? significantly raise city taxes to cover county? nt  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 06:37 PM   #194 
     - Solution: charge non-subscribers the full cost of their service, just like ERs do.  BzaDem   Oct-06-10 06:45 PM   #197 
        - 3rd time to you.... they tried. they dont get payment. another state and dont have same recourse  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 06:47 PM   #199 
           - When you explain how this is at all different than hospitals who collect from ER victims  BzaDem   Oct-06-10 06:50 PM   # 
           - .  BzaDem   Oct-06-10 07:37 PM   #214 
           - Ever heard of a lien?  depakid   Oct-06-10 06:50 PM   #201 
              - Naw, if you read all of this, you'll realize that West Bumblefuck TN/KY  TwilightGardener   Oct-06-10 06:56 PM   #204 
                 - They may not even need to go to court to attach a lien to the property  depakid   Oct-06-10 07:04 PM   #206 
                 - can one state put a lein on anothr property in another state? nt  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 07:20 PM   #209 
                    - If the owner owes money- or if the Fire Dept files a mechanic's lien for its work on the property  depakid   Oct-06-10 07:37 PM   #213 
                       - thanks for this. nt  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 08:39 PM   #222 
                 - this town is 2500 people. your answeris to hire lawyers and incur court costs to try and get  seabeyond   Oct-06-10 07:21 PM   #210 
                    - My town of about 1000 had a city attorney. I would guess most municipalities  TwilightGardener   Oct-06-10 07:32 PM   #211 
                    - YES. That is EXACTLY the answer. n/t  BzaDem   Oct-06-10 07:37 PM   #212 
  - It's bizarre to see so many people defending the libertarian policies of the county, by  Marr   Oct-06-10 06:51 PM   #202 
  - Let's tax rich people to pay for firefighting! n/t  Chemical Bill   Oct-06-10 06:56 PM   #205 
  - Man there is a lot of shit flying on this  rufus dog   Oct-07-10 12:29 AM   #238 
  - What happens if he can't afford the fee?  6000eliot   Oct-07-10 12:35 AM   #239 
  - Bullshit is the right word for you. NO ONE should have to pay extra  southernyankeebelle   Oct-07-10 09:07 AM   #244 
     - LOL. They didn't pay for it through taxes though. Did you miss about a gazillion posts on this?  Romulox   Oct-07-10 09:09 AM   #246 
     - you are damn right, they dont have to pay EXTRA thru taxes or anything else. they pay NOTHING  seabeyond   Oct-07-10 09:11 AM   #247 
 

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