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Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
From: n9020351@henson.cc.wwu.edu (James Douglas Del Vecchio)
Subject: Re: IRS Court Case
Message-ID: <1991Oct19.210240.2681@henson.cc.wwu.edu>
Organization: Western Washington University
References: <1991Oct12.192357.55462@cs.cmu.edu> 	<1991Oct12.183500.34438@kuhub.cc.ukans.edu> 	<1991Oct13.172100.7188@henson.cc.wwu.edu> <CHRISTIR.91Oct19122255@mentor.cc.purdue.edu>
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 1991 21:02:40 GMT
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christir@mentor.cc.purdue.edu (Christi) writes:

> Someone not getting shaken down by the IRS !=3D "our tax dollars going > to support" that someone. Along the same lines, someone else being > able to walk through a park without being robbed, does not mean that > you (who does often get robbed) are less safe, and will have more taken > from you because of the first party's safety.

>a closer analogy would be two men who both agreed to give money to a >charity, and signed agreements to that effect. one man gives the >money as promised. the other man finds excuses and tries to hide the >large amounts of money he does have. when the charity tries to >pressure the second man into giving the money he agreed to give, he >turns around and sues the charity for 10 times (or more) the amount he >promised to give. if the charity were to lose, it would need to take >the money from the first man to pay the second man.

I never signed any agreement to give anything away to the IRS, neither did the Scientology people, and I suspect, neither have most people. Your analogy is not valid. Mine is much more accurate.

Jim Del Vecchio

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