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Old 04-13-2014, 17:14   #1
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Government intimidation - video of congressional testimony

Anyone want to defend what the government did to this person?
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Old 04-13-2014, 21:18   #2
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Limiting political speech by non-profit organizations.

An interesting concept, since non-profit organizations are tax-exempt, correct?

Taxation, representation...

P.S., this woman's situation is not the issue at hand in her presentation. That was fluff. I agree she was wronged and should sue the **** outta 'em, but that wasn't the subject of the presentation.

She was campaigning against a piece of legislation.

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Old 04-13-2014, 21:26   #3
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Old 04-14-2014, 05:58   #4
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Daniel Webster said, "The power to tax is the power to destroy."

I revise that to say, "The power to tax is the power to control." The opposite is also true, "The power not to tax is also the power to control."
"An essential element of a mature democracy is the ability to allow others the liberty to exercise a right that you may find distasteful." --LTB

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