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03-09-2011, 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Paranoid Android View Post
What's the point of banning an income tax that doesn't even exist? I don't get politics lol
Politics is all about posturing and deal making. To get X to sign Y bill, you'll allow Z. I'm not sure it's how this happened, but an example would be, "If we can get a vote on my bill banning the income tax, I'll sign on to vote for your bill to..." do whatever. Or "I'll lift a block I had on your legislation."

The old saying goes, "Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made."

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