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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-28-06 11:23 AM
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33. That's right. It's not enough that someone suffers head trauma...
Edited on Wed Jun-28-06 11:25 AM by TahitiNut
... as a punishment. We The People think they should pay for the risks they take by not being as wise as Us. Let's extend this 'logic' to taxes. Let's not pay for the medical care for anyone who 'chose' to become indigent. It's their fault.

Furthermore, it's not enough that smokers die of a horrible disease. We need to add on to their suffering by increasing the taxes and health insurance premiums they pay. Nevermind the economic data that proves smokers actually cost 'society' less by dying early, it's about the suffering. It's just not enough. Pile on.

However ... DON'T TAX MY RISKY BEHAVIOR! I scuba dive. Don't tax me more. I ride a bicycle. Don't tax me more. ETOH-related illnesses? Heaven forbid the doubled and trebled rates of liver disease and brain damage affect a drinker's health insurance premiums!

We should NEVER have to share the costs for the freedoms of others! Only our own freedoms' costs are worth sharing.

Never! (People who died fighting in the military were stupid.)

See? The GOP is right. Get rid of all them taxes for 'welfare'! It's THEIR fault!
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