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California Councilman Proposes Email Tax To Fund Postal Service (video)

BERKELEY (CBS SF) – A Berkeley city councilman has suggested that a tax on email may be wise way to help fund the United States Postal Service, according to the blog Berkeleyside.

District 8 Supervisor Gordon Wozniak, who represents an area that includes the Claremont Hotel and the eastern end of the UC Berkeley campus, made the comments Tuesday as city officials moved to halt the sale of a Post Office building on Allston Way due to a decline in business.

“There should be something like a bit tax. I mean a bit tax could be a cent per-gigabit and they would still make, probably, billions of dollars a year…And there should be, also, a very tiny tax on email,” Wozniak said at Tuesday’s meeting.

Read more (video):

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2013/03/07/berkeley-council...



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This is a spoof story.

There's no possible way someone is THAT stupid.

Someone

Just needs to slap the hell out of this guy he's obviously delirious. When are the people in California going to stand up to these idiots?

The bold effort the present bank had made to control the government ... are but premonitions of the fate that await the American people should they be deluded into a perpetuation of this institution or the establishment of another like it-Andrew Jackson

Tax email and people will

Tax email and people will stop emailing. That's pretty clear.

Kalifornya

Stays true to itself yet again.

donvino

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Bump

Now if you'll buy that... I

Now if you'll buy that...
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