--- Chad wrote:
> That would mean that anyone who is on an sort of welfare
> (including Medicare) or Social Security, sends their
> children to public schools, accepts farming subsidies (one
> could go on forever) would not be allowed to vote.
> Our voting system would basically step back about 200 years.
The situation we have now in this country allows those who
pay no income taxes (e.g. Chad) to vote into office public
servants to assess more taxes from others. The 'few' being
forced to pay for the 'many' is problematic to defend on
moral grounds. Charity cannot be forced. Democracy not based
on righteous principles is 'mob rule'. This country's
founders were justifiably concerned to protect America from