Skip to comments.State regulators say surcharge on text messaging would help fund programs
Posted on 12/12/2018 6:21:06 AM PST by artichokegrower
Texting your sweetheart that youre on your way home? California may soon charge you for that.
(Excerpt) Read more at mercurynews.com ...
One billion a year taken away from California's working folk so others can have free phone service? WTF!
Oxygen is next.
Oh what the heck, just skip to the brass tacks and put a surcharge/tax on breathing .... think of all the money that would roll in for Libs to squander.
Whoa. Read the comments.
Love the one about having a tea party with politicians instead of tea....
Classic lib insanity and insatiable greed on full display....
California: The world’s largest insane asylum.
When the last family is loading up & ready to leave the state....I wonder if they will have caught on by then?
One billion a year taken away from California’s working folk so others can have free phone service? WTF!
The welfare class need to be kept right where they are, stuck on the dole. It’s all about voting blocks.
Give them more off the backs of the productive class? Of course! The last thing we need is a little bit of hardship to spur people on.
California is one of only 4 states that I’ve never been to. It must be a wonderful place. I can’t understand why anyone stays.
Not until they find out the hard way that states CAN’T print money.
I say go for it. Millennials text all the time. They vote for guess who? Screw them. They can learn the hard way.
Welfare stares need warm bodies to keep their House seats. In their infinite lack of wisdom, states are replacing fleeing makers with takers. Which will not end well for welfare states or the folks sucking off their teats.
I want the yellow vest concession. Or should it be orange hunting vests?
The wall needs to be built around kali before they all escape and ruin the rest of the states.
How about taxing illegal alians for being noncitizens.Tax them 20% of their welfare if they dont have the proper proof of citizenship.
Californias expenditures would plunge quickly.Saving everyone else a lot of tax dollars no longer going to a crooked government.
a lol moment. Hope they charge $ 10,000 per text
Well ... by then they won't have to turn the lights off when they leave ...
Just the other day I was thinking that California doesn’t have enough taxes.
Notice the weasel word "may". If you are the one person in a hundred who calls rather than texts you might pay less in taxes. Maybe.
Also, see the part where the tax might be retroactive for five years. Nothing quite like a ex post facto law.
Too bad the article writer was too lazy to include a tax rate as a percentage or per text fee.
“I say go for it. Millennials text all the time. They vote for guess who? Screw them. They can learn the hard way.”
You and I are of the same opinion on this. The only question is whether these millennials are politically astute to understand they’re being screwed over.
I hope they do this the leftist tech weenies couldnt do enough to get the Rats as much power as possible let them suck on it.
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