[LINK] One Nation's e-tax
Thu, 01 Nov 2001 11:45:39 +1100
One Nation has had an idea, the "Electronic Transfer Tax - e-tax", an
example of that old adage "For every complex problem there is always at
least one solution that is simple, easy and wrong"
In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror,
murder, bloodshed - they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the
Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of
democracy and peace and what did that produce...? The cuckoo clock.
-- The Third Man (1949 film); words added by Orson Welles to Graham