You mean I can only use your metrics?
Sat Sep 2, 2017 5:41pm

That the ONLY way to implement policy is via taxation. Methinks you're repeating the same mistakes we point out to you time and time again: The argument you are having in your head, isn't the one anyone else is having.
Put more simply you don't get to demand ONLY your specific metrics can be considered.

  • If not, who do you expect to END UP with it? By reducing the SUPPLY of a commodity without reducing the DEMAND for a commodity, how do you plan on AVOIDING a price increase? And if you don't, who do... more
    • It's the tax structure that forces the destruction of the environment. In my county not so very long ago standing timber (TREES) was taxed. What did that encourage? Yep, you guessed it. Land holdings ... more
    • You mean I can only use your metrics? — HeavyHemi, Sat Sep 2 5:41pm
      • Taxation was the proposed solution...Sprout, Mon Sep 4 4:57pm
        Not my proposal, but the proposal we have been discussing. Care to offer a different proposal? One that WOULD in some way not only prevent construction on flood prone lands, but ALSO ensure that real ... more