French politicians want to tax tablets for not running Windows

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Wed Jan 5 05:52:10 UTC 2011

On 05/01/2011 13:15, Doug Pollard wrote:
> On 01/04/2011 08:13 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 04, 2011 at 10:44:37AM -0500, Doug Pollard wrote:
>> ........snip........
>> It's neither. It's an economic system.
>> Are you seriously saying that Communism, Socialism and Fascism are
>> outlawed in the constitution?
>> ..........snip.........
>>> Yes of course you are right. No man goes in buisness to proffit the 
>>> country or the consumer or the general public, but instead for their 
>>> stock holders and thenselves. In the other forms of Government no 
>>> one goes in buisness. Since the buisnesses that Governments run all 
>>> fail, their is no benefit to anyone. In such a buisness mine and 
>>> your children will never own a buisness. They will be destined to 
>>> march in lockstep to the tune of a chairman or president of a single 
>>> Government party.
> I am seriously saying those forms of Government are outlawed by the 
> constitution.

Communism, Socialism, Fascism, Capitalism, et al are NOT forms of 

They all are economic systems which attempt to distribute wealth, the 
resources for the production of goods and services, and attempt to 
manage the distribution of these goods and services of production.

And you simply cannot be saying that your Constitution outlaws any of 
the above because it does no such thing - except in your own mind of 
course (and what Glenn Beck comes out with no doubt).



A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and
won't change the subject.
                          Sir Winston Churchill

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