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Breaking legs and stuff -- that's quite a fantasy you have!

Let's think realistically here. These tax-collecting companies will be under competitive pressures to extract money efficiently, and will therefore use methods that are quick, low-cost, and effective, so... well...

Let's look at it another way. Remember, in open markets companies must treat people relatively well, because potential workers can withhold their labor and potential customers can withhold their money and use it to buy something else, so these tax-collecting companies can't mistreat people by... um...

Well, probably not actual legs, of course. Waterboarding?

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by technopolitical on Wed Aug 23rd, 2006 at 03:04:01 AM EST
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The IRS has already made it quite clear that it simply needs to be allowed to hire a few more employees, and that this would cost less than bringing in these companies.  Don't think of what I said as being a complete fantasy.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Wed Aug 23rd, 2006 at 09:37:11 AM EST
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You're not convinced that they'll treat their customers well? That is, their non-customers who have no choice about it?
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by technopolitical on Thu Aug 24th, 2006 at 05:04:02 AM EST
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