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Paying for speech

Reader comment on item: Report on Hanan Ashrawi and Colorado College

Submitted by Jack Caughran (United States), Sep 30, 2002 at 13:46

With respect to the post from Susan Salisbury, wherein she says: "I am being oppressed because I am being forced to support political speech with which I disagree whenever I pay taxes."

This would pretty much stop a lot of speech because any speaker would be disagreeable to some who pay taxes. More generally, my tax dollars are spent in many ways that I would not appove of. That doesn't mean I should be excused from the tax payments.

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