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Nov 16, 2011, 10:46 AM
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Christmas Tree Tax by Obama.


I wonder if singling out Christmas Trees with a special tax is a poke at Christians? Obama slapped a .15 c tax on trees . He claimed it was to help the Chrismas Tree Growers against plastic trees imported from Asia.

The White House cancelled it after a lot of protests. I see a lot of problems with ones brain even thinking of a tax like this.
Nov 16, 2011, 10:47 AM
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I wonder if singling out Christmas Trees with a special tax is a poke at Christians? Obama slapped a .15 c tax on trees . He claimed it was to help the Tree Growers against plastic trees imported from Asia.

The White House cancelled it after a lot of protests. I see a lot of problems with even thinking of a tax like this.
Well, the catch is that its not actually a 'tax', it's a fee. Clear as mud, right?
Nov 16, 2011, 10:49 AM
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Already discussed. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...christmas+tree
Nov 16, 2011, 11:11 AM
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Missed it, sorry. I just read it in a mag from England. Even they could not believe it. The Economist.


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