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Monday, May 26, 2008

Gas Tax, please

Filed under: Taxes — thatsoftwareguy @ 11:15 am

Dr. Greg Mankiw calls it “The Pigou Club” (after economist Arthur Pigou, who advocated using taxes as a way to correct for negative externalities).

That Software Guy calls it the “fund the war and the follow up costs, including veterans benefits, instead of screwing our warriors and giving our kids the bill” club.

This Memorial Day can I get an amen from an office-seeker who’d like to talk about the duties of citizenship?  Didn’t think so.

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