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Berkeley Councilman: Tax E-mail! Tax Each Gigabyte!
Gordon Wozniak Really Wants to Help the Post Office
by Karl Bode 02:41PM Friday Mar 08 2013 Tipped by skeechan See Profile
A Berkeley city councilman has proposed a tax on e-mail and each bit as a possible way to help shore up the United States Postal Service's dwindling funds. "There should be something like a bit tax," insisted District 8 Berkeley Supervisor Gordon Wozniak this week. "I mean a bit tax could be a cent per-gigabit and they would still make, probably, billions of dollars a year. And there should be, also, a very tiny tax on email,” he said.


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Re: Tax man....

said by N3OGH:

If you send email, he'll tax the bits,
If download tunes, he'll tax the hits.
If you stream online, he'll tax Netflix,
If you watch Pr0n, he'll tax those pix.

'Cause he's the TAX MAN!

If you watch Pr0n, he'll tax those TITS.

There, I fixed it for you.

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Re: Here's a better way to fix the Post Office...

^^^^ THIS ^^^^

Is 100% correct. The current Postal Service problems are caused by a stupid decision that needs to be repealed. No where else does such a requirement exist. It is nothing but the deliberate destruction of the Post Office by congress-critters who will most likely profit directly from its demise.

Where is the bill to require UPS & FedEx to fund their pensions for the next 75 years?

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UN has proposed this a few times

This idiotic idea is not new. The UN has suggested something be done on an international scale a few times. It is nothing but grasping politicians trying to find just one more way to fleece the people out of their money. And it would start VERY low price to start, but year by year the rates would go up.
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Tax man....

If you send email, he'll tax the bits,
If download tunes, he'll tax the hits.
If you stream online, he'll tax Netflix,
If you watch Pr0n, he'll tax those pix.

'Cause he's the TAX MAN!
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