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    Taxes and Accountability

    Do you think that the governments that collect taxes are accountable for their spending of your tax dollar? Local, Municipal, provincial and federally?

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    Hell no....
    When you are dead, you do not know that you are dead.
    It is the same way when you are stupid.

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    Not even close

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    I mean, they should be held accountable. But sometimes it's difficult to differentiate revenue from sources to specifically affect certain programs (like taxes from medicine to go back into R&D for new drugs). I do believe in strigent oversight (like a regulatory body almost) but.. *sigh* governments are never simple.

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    Corruption corruption corruption!

    Easiest way to get rich is to steal tax dollars through various patronage, nepotism, and crony capitalism schemes.

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    Corruption always exists but it must be fought at every opportunity.

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    It will always be there, but, it is important to try to keep it to a minimum. Canada is much worse than it is perceived. We are masters of propaganda. I prefer the old days when it was more obvious who you need to pay to get things done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 80watts View Post
    Do you think that the governments that collect taxes are accountable for their spending of your tax dollar? Local, Municipal, provincial and federally?
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