do you believe labor would not have introduced a gst?
do you believe we have real choice in political parties?
don't preselection rorts in both parties engender mistrust in this
At 10:42 PM 1/31/01 +1100, you wrote:
>I really think you are crediting John Howard with far more
>sophistication than he would claim for himself. Tax reform was the
>only thing he could think to do, because it had been tried so many
>times in other countries and the depths and heart needed for "vision"
>and moral or ethical policy making need not be called upon - it's
>only about the government making more money for itself and more
>paperwork for everyone else. Though with all that extra tax revenue
>you'd reckon they could afford to make decent reparation.
>At 3:22 PM +1030 31/1/2001, Ken Bolton wrote:
>>John Howard would typically attack the clarity of the language: tax reform
>>meant only whast he intended to do, not alternative kinds of change. He'll
>>wait till the nation will be appeased by his conversion to a word that no
>>longer has any implication of reparation attached to it.
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