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Propose a $1 per bullet tax in BALTIMORE

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by GrubbyJack, Jul 19, 2011.

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  1. GrubbyJack

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    BALTIMORE -- A mayoral candidate's plan to reduce violence in Baltimore includes a "bullet tax" that he said will increase the cost of committing a crime.

    Otis Rolley said he would, if elected, propose a $1 per bullet tax on all bullet purchases in the city........

    As for the bullet tax, Rolley said the measure would cause a decrease in "random firings that too often happen around holidays" and put a high price tag on the cost of committing a crime.....
     
  2. grntitan

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    WOW!! Like they say, YOU CAN'T FIX STUPID. This is somebody who should NEVER be in a postition of power or authority.
     
  3. Pull & Mark

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    As outragous as these seems. I bet it will make sense to alot of non-shooters who think they may avoid paying extra taxes in one of a thousand things if it goes through. Since non-shooters today out number shooters (more so in the city
    's) it will be interesting to see how well it is recieved by the public. Break-em all. Jeff
     
  4. Leo

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    There are all kinds of laws against drugs, but hundreds of tons of the stuff every day gets sold in America, a bunch of it in Baltimore. The people who are stupid enough to randomly shoot guns during the holiday will not stop doing so just because of a tax and a law. The "poor" people on welfare around me are still shooting off fireworks every night since July 4th, and the one right across from me needs a ride to the free food bank. That candidate has no knowledge of reality.
     
  5. dverna

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    It might have some limited effect if the tax was universal. Just how many bullets would you buy?

    A city tax has no legs. Just drive a few miles and buy what you want.

    This shows just how stupid the people running for office are and how stupid the voters are if they buy into this garbage.

    His opponent can say to the voters. "If the city added a $1 a gallon tax to gasoline, where would you buy fuel? Do you want an idiot like this to be your mayor?"

    Don Verna
     
  6. ou.3200

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    Wouldn't make any difference in Baltimore, only one gun shop in the city now. They long ago intimidated the big box stores, i.e. Walmart, to stop selling guns and ammunition. The city has been run by liberal Democrats for years and is hopeless no matter which candidate wins (it will be a liberal Democrat). Nancy Pelosi's father Thomas "Tommy" D'Alesandro Jr. was mayor of the city 1947-59 and her brother Thomas D'Alesandro III from 67-71.
     
  7. pyrdek

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    I expect that some of the low life types will be very happy to turn in their ammo stash to the tax collectors. I expect it will be delivered at around 2,000 FPS.

    Of course they will want to get a "tax refund" from these same tax collectors, probably by asking for their wallet, watch, credit cards, pocket change, laptop computer, cell phone, iPad and car, when they are delivering their bullets.

    THE AGE OF SUPREME IDIOCY HAS ARRIVED!

    or it could be called that the inmates are running the asylum if this joker (and his cohorts) become "THE CHOSEN ONE OF BALTIMORE!"

    Hey, he was probably a "Community Organizer" who "never inhaled" while he was eating ACORNS (or were they "Magic Mushrooms?").
     
  8. daddiooo

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    Otis is an idiot.
     
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