Methinks the system of taxation is incredibly suicidal.
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:45pm

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 should not be taxed unless utilized for construction purposes....a home, a building, a parking lot. And when said property is no longer economically viable, and left to rot, if the land is restored again it reverts to zero taxation.

  • 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
    • Methinks the system of taxation is incredibly suicidal. — PH👀EY, Mon Sep 11 8:45pm
    • You mean I can only use your metrics?HeavyHemi, Sat Sep 2 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... more
      • 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