The Boston Tea Party supports reducing the size,scope and power of government at all levels and on all issues,and opposes increasing the size,scope and power of government at any level, for any purpose
Monday, May 16, 2011
You can have my internet after you pry it from my cold dead hard drive!
"Please oppose any attempts to undermine Internet freedom."
To this I added the following personal comments, from which you can copy or borrow . . .
I request that you create a form letter to respond to letters like mine on the issue described below . . . I want you to oppose the so-called "Mainstreet Fairness Act." It's only a proposal right now. Yet I will be angry if I see you become a sponsor of this bad bill. Please create a form letter letting your constituents know where you stand. If your letter is vague and wishy-washy, that won't satisfy me. I want you to be clear. This bill would help to impose state sales taxes on Internet purchases. State's already get enough taxes, thank you very much. The problem isn't the lack of taxes, but NO PRUDENCE when it comes to spending money. Limit the money states receive. State politicians will learn prudence. We also need . . . * Tax competition between states, not tax collusion
* A free Internet to drive economic recovery -- it ISN'T broken, so we don't need you to fix it Instead of advancing this bill, please take steps to balance the federal budget. That's where your focus should be. I hope to receive a response informing me that you will not endorse this terribly, counterproductive legislation. Either way, please be specific and be clear.