[Oeva-list] paying for roads
ken-kw-oeva1.9226ce at qualityswengineering.com
Tue Jun 12 09:39:00 PDT 2012
The idea that private tax collection is Bad Public Policy is literally Biblical.
I think it makes more sense for people whose road use costs more to pay more. Proportionally. I think I'd even let the bicyclists and pedestrians slide for now, even though they use the roads a lot in some places: it's too hard to cut up pennies.
On Jun 12, 2012, at 1:08 , Alan Batie wrote:
> On 6/12/12 12:55 AM, Lawrence Winiarski wrote:
>> Trying to use
>> a weight/mile system for lightweight cars is absolutely idiotic because it
>> doesn't apply.
> By that argument, we shouldn't have a gas tax either. The roads have to
> get paid for somehow, and it makes sense that the people that use it pay
> for it.
>> I had AT&T take
>> out about $1000 out of my checking account for a disputed cell phone
> Which is why I *never* sign up to have companies take money out of my
> account. I set things up so bill paying is under my control.
> If you think the a government agency is going to be any easier to deal
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