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Originally Posted by Cheezman View Post

One can only hope so!
How about no?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_law_in_the_United_States#Prohibited_persons

Taxing video games based on violence is a ridiculous proposition. One that I highly doubt will come to pass.

ha i was obviously being sarcastic. unless you think 5 year olds deserve guns. though as a fellow american i can see how something so bizarre might seem normal to you...

kerry was definitely right when americans, "have the right to be stupid." i think biden is partly only agreeing with this as a way as removing it from the debate, because he probably think it is obscuring the real issue, which is unrelated to video games
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+1

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Edited by perfectblade - 5/15/13 at 7:25am
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This is just political drama!!! This makes the headlines so you are arguing about dumb crap when the really important decisions are being made in the background.
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Almost as dumb as the Hybrid car tax in Virginia. Virginia is going to put a yearly tax on people with hybrids to make up for the revenue they stand to lose from those people not being hit with gas tax. What's next?

source

 

Really? Crap my family have 4 -_-


Honda Civic Hybrid '04 '06 ' 08 

and a Prius V

 

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This is just political drama!!! This makes the headlines so you are arguing about dumb crap when the really important decisions are being made in the background.

 

So you could ignore this issue here that pertains the majority of us directly?  yes there are bigger financial issues with health care and what not, but this hit us where our hobbies lay devilsmiley.gif

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how is it that we haven't impeached any of these morons in office yet?
they work for us, not the other way around.

it's as if people don't understand that concept.
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+1

Not a fair assessment, nor appropriate to this thread
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Really? Crap my family have 4 -_-

Honda Civic Hybrid '04 '06 ' 08

and a Prius V

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Nice...they make you think your are doing something great with tax deductions...then slap a tax on you anyway...

The government has a spending problem and they are too attached to the income to fix it. My girlfriend is a social worker in early childhood intervention. She tells me that here in Mass if you dont have a place to rent or own(but could viably live with family or friend) the State considers you homeless and will pay about $3000 or more a month for a hotel to stay in. $3000/month!!!!! They could literally buy 2 homes for the person at that rate. Total waste of money!
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Not a fair assessment, nor appropriate to this thread.

why not fair? given the political role many churches take, they should be taxed as political groups
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why not fair? given the political role many churches take, they should be taxed as political groups

 

The gov't money doesn't need more tax money.  That's like giving money to a homeless crack addict.  You just don't do it because you know they'll just waste it on more drugs. 

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Again, I think this is just something we should be aware of.  Other debates can remain elsewhere in other threads/forums.  

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Why is there a political article on OCN?
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