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A critically thinking curmudgeon whose goal, in addition to creatively venting about the imperfect world in which we live, is to induce critical thinking in others. The ultimate goal is to help bring about a peaceful world in which we can all live in freedom.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Latest Act Of Theft By State Governments: Internet Access Taxes

My ISP's customer service home page contains an announcement that several states, effective yesterday, have enacted a new series of taxes on Internet Service Access. I hadn't heard that these were imminent (fortunately my state isn't among those that have enacted this monstrosity – yet), but I'm not surprised. As more and more states continue to suffer the consequences of their years of fiscal irresponsibility during the FED-induced technology and housing bubbles, we will see more and more of these economy-destroying taxes enacted.

Stand by: The ride is gonna get rockier!