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The Government's Newest Black Box: Charging You For Invading Your Privacy

rigby4 Wrote: May 04, 2012 5:35 PM
I had the oil changed on the bill was a charge for disposal of the old oil. Soi asked the guy what they do with it. He told me they burn it to heat the place. So I said let me get this straight you are charging me to provide you with free heating oil. The repley was you might look at it that way.

If you have a spare minute, you might want to swing by the website of the Taxpayer’s Protection Alliance. It’s a nifty watchdog group that hasn’t gotten nearly the press it should. In addition to building the Museum of Government Waste, the Alliance has currently set its sights on Senate Bill 1813 which is brought to you courtesy of Barbara Boxer. The TPA has set up a page on its website urging people to take a pledge to oppose SB1813.

By way of a brief review, SB1813, which incidentally allows the IRS to revoke your passport, also mandates that...

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