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Anti-Tax “Carrot Rebellion”

Daddio7 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:37 PM
My mother-in-law has medical cost in excess of $300000 a year. Has for the last seven years and looks like she has ten years left in her. Most seniors exhaust what they paid in with the first week they spend in a hospital.

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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