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Old 05-07-2012, 09:57 PM   #1801388  /  #1
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Default Stephen King says "Tax Me, for fuck's sake"

Nice little essay here: http://www.thedailybeast.com/article...-f-s-sake.html

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This has to happen if America is to remain strong and true to its ideals. It’s a practical necessity and a moral imperative. Last year during the Occupy movement, the conservatives who oppose tax equality saw the first real ripples of discontent. Their response was either Marie Antoinette (“Let them eat cake”) or Ebenezer Scrooge (“Are there no prisons? Are there no workhouses?”). Short-sighted, gentlemen. Very short-sighted. If this situation isn’t fairly addressed, last year’s protests will just be the beginning. Scrooge changed his tune after the ghosts visited him. Marie Antoinette, on the other hand, lost her head.

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Old 05-07-2012, 10:28 PM   #1801403  /  #2
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Old 05-07-2012, 11:22 PM   #1801442  /  #3
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Why couldn't it have been someone other than King? Why?!?!
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:26 PM   #1801997  /  #4
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Yeah, agreed. He could have left out the fat jokes and made a stronger point, but it's Stephen King so.
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