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Thus, IMNHO, the individual who views paying a property tax (most of which will go to the K-12 educational system) as immoral, particularly because (s)he doesn't have children is very short sighted indeed.


Please note that I never suggested that children whose parents couldn't afford to pay for their education costs should be turned away at the door. I'm simply asserting that the costs of educating YOUR children should fall on YOU first, then your neighbor. Anything else is clearly immoral since (via property taxes) there is no firm correlation between ability to pay and value of property.

Before criticizing me for being short-sighted, care to tackle the issue of lower-income childless people paying for the school costs of children of higher-income families? It happens, it's real, and it's immoral. Also, could you elaborate on how a subsidized fee-for-use educational system would be a bad thing?
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