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hootinholler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 10:14 AM
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A (new?) budget idea
We all know about congress' earmarks, I was thinking what if we had citizen earmarks?

I think we could allow taxpayers to designate what agency receives tax money collected from that person. Certainly we couldn't allow the entire tax bill to be apportioned but say 50% of it? That way the hawks can funnel more to the pentagon, and us doves could bolster NIH or education or infrastructure projects.

Just a thought, that I thought I'd throw out there and see if anyone else thinks this might be a way out of our budgetary blues.

-Hoot
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 10:31 AM
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1. I'd rather we pushed this budget...
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