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Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 1:31 PM
Eddie- any chance you can explain that phrase? political subsidiarity
Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 3:53 PM
Thank you Eddie.
And that is the way it SHOULD be.
Houston knows best what best for Houston.
DC sure as heck doesn't.
And what works in Houston, might not be right for Dallas, Des Moines, or Boston.
eddie again Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 3:36 PM
simply put, political subsidiarity means that political power is exercised at the lowest level of government.

the principle of subsidiarity, namely that no public agency should do what a private agency can do better, and that no higher-level public agency should attempt to do what a lower-level agency can do better.
These are the types of invasive tax maneuvers that boiled the blood of our Founding Fathers. But there's still a way out of all our Internal Revenue Service wars and woes.

U.S. News & World Report highlighted some more encroaching news this past week in the article "IRS High-Tech Tools Track Your Digital Footprints."

The IRS is "collecting a lot more than taxes this year," the report explained. "It's also acquiring a huge volume of personal information on taxpayers' digital activities, from eBay auctions to Facebook posts and, for the first time ever, credit card and e-payment transaction records."

It added, "The agency reveals...