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Old 04-15-2019, 03:56 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Ok, I pay a high rate but even I don't agree with this. But I think the government is not a good steward of our hard earned money. If they were, we could pay much less.
Why should there be any taxes at all?

 
Old 04-15-2019, 03:57 PM
 
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Why should there be any taxes at all?
I am not going to take that argument. I just don't have it in me.
 
Old 04-15-2019, 03:57 PM
 
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Why should there be any taxes at all?
Welcome to society..
 
Old 04-15-2019, 03:58 PM
 
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I am not going to take that argument. I just don't have it in me.
Why is the sky blue?

“Because of how the atmosphere reflects the sunlight”

Ya but.. but why tho?

“....”
 
Old 04-15-2019, 03:59 PM
 
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No, it's because Statists have no rebuttal other than to parrot the same talking points over and over again. There are no intelligent arguments to refute us.

MAGAs and conservatives use the same talking points as liberals.
More like a game of bingo using “reasons why libertarianism doesn’t work”..
 
Old 04-15-2019, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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I am not going to take that argument. I just don't have it in me.
I love debating with conservatives about the non-necessity of taxes.

Maybe some other time.
 
Old 04-15-2019, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Welcome to society..
What kind of civilized society is at war 90% of its existence, drops bombs on people who never threatened us, and funds genocides and totalitarian regimes all over the world?
 
Old 04-15-2019, 04:03 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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More like a game of bingo using “reasons why libertarianism doesn’t work”..
Except it has worked throughout history and it works right now as we speak.
 
Old 04-15-2019, 04:23 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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Which could all be handled by private companies.

*Looks at the US-funded genocide in Yemen as a counterpoint.


Major road repairs, replacements and new roads are handled by the private sector, paid for by the Fed, state, county and municipalities.
 
Old 04-15-2019, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Long Island
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Why not give people the option of only paying for the services which they use, and why not open up market competition for government services?
We will put you in charge of bookkeeping, that should be interesting.


So walk us through your day, do you use roads, airports, grocery stores, sewage & water systems.


I don't know any successfull country that doesn't have taxes, this is the price of civilization.
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