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Anti-Tax “Carrot Rebellion”

Brent150 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 6:40 PM
You can't be like Sweden, unless you have an America with a strong military to protect you as your ally. There is no such protectorate nation for us, we have to do that for ourselves (as well as so many others.) Sweden's unwieldy and expensive social programs are only possible because their population is relatively small, and they pay almost nothing for the protection of their own borders.

If there was a prize for fighting back against tax authorities, the Italians would probably deserve first place. I’m not aware of any other country where tax offices get firebombed. The Italians also believe in passive forms of resistance, with tens of thousands of boat owners sailing away to protect themselves from the government.

But the Spanish are beginning to get into the swing of things, perhaps because they are increasingly upset by the plethora of tax hikes imposed by the supposedly right-of-center government in Madrid.

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