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  •  Well I disagree. (2+ / 0-)
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    I don't see how that doesn't amount to a poll tax, just because they back into it.  The bottom line is two persons, identically situated except for registration to vote, pay different taxes.  If that's legal it makes a mockery of the prohibition on poll taxes.

    “What’s the use of having developed a science well enough to make predictions if, in the end, all we’re willing to do is stand around and wait for them to come true?” - Sherwood Rowland

    by jrooth on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 11:57:54 AM PDT

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    •  Everything in law depends on exacting (0+ / 0-)

      definitions. If someone wants to write something with a complex loophole, they will. Or if a motivated someone can find a way around a law, they will.

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      by mike101 on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 12:09:11 PM PDT

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