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  •  True, (3+ / 0-)
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    chuckvw, Shockwave, rl en france

    but it also encourages those states to implement an income tax instead of depending entirely on one of the most regressive taxation systems ever invented.

    "Let’s just move on, treat everybody with firmness, fairness, dignity, compassion and respect. Let’s be Marines." - Sgt. Maj Michael Barrett on DADT repeal

    by kyril on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 02:54:21 PM PST

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    •  You mean like the ballot initiative (4+ / 0-)

      for a state income tax that failed recently here in "liberal" Washington? Bill Gates, Sr. even kicked in a bunch of money and public support to get it passed. Still failed.

      It always seems impossible until its done. -Nelson Mandela

      by chuckvw on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 03:02:15 PM PST

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      •  I know. Ugh. (4+ / 0-)
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        Some day...

        (I think what most people in Washington are afraid of is that the income tax will be in addition to our sky-high sales tax. I think any future initiative needs to put a sales tax cap front-and-center.)

        "Let’s just move on, treat everybody with firmness, fairness, dignity, compassion and respect. Let’s be Marines." - Sgt. Maj Michael Barrett on DADT repeal

        by kyril on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 03:37:19 PM PST

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