Who do you support for Governor in Oh...

“Meh.”

Since: Aug 10

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#17069 Jan 1, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
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Sounds like a lot of bull to me. It may cause skin cancer, but so can the natural sun. Why didn't they put a tax on beaches?
WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Long-term exposure to artificial sources of ultraviolet rays like tanning beds (or to the sun's natural rays) increases both men and women's risk of developing skin cancer. In addition, exposure to tanning salon rays increases damage caused by sunlight because ultraviolet light actually thins the skin, making it less able to heal. Women who use tanning beds more than once a month are 55 percent more likely to develop malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.
According to the National Cancer Institute, more than one million people are diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer in the United States every year. In fact, non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the country. Forty to 50 percent of Americans who live to age 65 will have this form of skin cancer at least once. These are startling statistics for a cancer that can, for the most part, be prevented.
WHO IS AT RISK?
Almost everyone who frequents a tanning salon or exposes themselves to the sun is putting themselves at risk for skin cancer. The risk is greatest for people with fair skin; blonde, red, or light hair; and blue, green, or gray eyes. Artificial tanning can also be more dangerous for those who burn easily, have already been treated for skin cancer, or have a family member who has had skin cancer. In addition, women have a higher risk of contracting skin cancer on their legs, and men have a higher risk of getting it on their backs.
http://www.cancer.gov/newscenter/entertainmen...
Because beaches aren't a pay per use, consumable vanity product?

This seems fairly easy to understand.

Since: Feb 12

Location hidden

#17071 Jan 1, 2013
Go Away Che wrote:
BTW, you can get your own Mensa card. Just do the following:
"Membership of Mensa is open to persons who have attained a score within the upper two percent of the general population on an approved intelligence test that has been properly administered and supervised."
You forgot "Pay the money"
They only require a 140 IQ, XX. That is not a genius. Oh, and pay the money. ;-)

Since: Feb 12

Location hidden

#17072 Jan 1, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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A. Using one is not a necessity, its an activity driven by vanity.
B. Using one is is unhealthy, and raises health care costs over time with increasing use.
C. Because its not a necessity, its an activity almost exclusively engaged in by those with expendable income.
D. The people who would oppose the tax are not likely to effectively organize to achieve defeating its passage in the legislature.
See how easy that is?
woof
Yep. Like Smoking, XX.
Woof, woof.

Hugh Victor Thompson III

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#17073 Jan 1, 2013
tranpsosition wrote:
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Because beaches aren't a pay per use, consumable vanity product?
This seems fairly easy to understand.
Oh really?

http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/no...
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#17074 Jan 1, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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It is amazing that you believe you have the ability to speak for other people.
why not...you do it daily.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#17075 Jan 1, 2013
tranpsosition wrote:
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Because beaches aren't a pay per use, consumable vanity product?
This seems fairly easy to understand.
we need to tax spoons 4000% because they make people fat raising the healthcare costs for the rest of us, by having to have fattie on all kinds of medication.
swxxxt

Ellwood City, PA

#17076 Jan 1, 2013
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#17077 Jan 1, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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You really are dense, aren't you?
woof
Why? Do you see me making ridiculous excuses for every single thing my politicians do in the federal government?
Duke for Mayor

United States

#17078 Jan 1, 2013
Hugh Victor Thompson III wrote:
Guess you missed the phrase "consumable vanity product".

woof
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#17079 Jan 1, 2013
tranpsosition wrote:
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Because beaches aren't a pay per use, consumable vanity product?
This seems fairly easy to understand.
Then why not swim wear? How many go to the beach in jeans and a tee shirt? Come to think of it, shorts should have been taxed as well.

Hugh Victor Thompson III

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#17080 Jan 1, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Guess you missed the phrase "consumable vanity product".
woof
In both cases people are paying for access to a place to expose themselves to UV radiation.
Nobody needs to go to a beach any more than a tanning salon.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#17081 Jan 1, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Guess you missed the phrase "consumable vanity product".
woof
like glasses?

sneakers?

jeans?

shoes?

hairspray?

toothpaste?

shaving cream?

perfume?

hair straightener?

all above.....500% tax using your flawed ignorant theory.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#17082 Jan 1, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Guess you missed the phrase "consumable vanity product".
woof
so happy that beginning today I earn ZERO income in the USA; and just live here.

Raise the tax to 100%....my income is ZERO. Won't apply....all I have is expenses.

guess you will have to find another stooge to feed you now.

PS: over the past 60 days over 1000 corporations have moved HQ out of the states.

Best get busy raising taxes on the poor because all those with money are leaving.

PS: notice France changed their mind on tax rate after they lost the population with the money.
too late....they already left.

reap what you sow......nothing.
Duke for Mayor

United States

#17083 Jan 1, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
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Why? Do you see me making ridiculous excuses for every single thing my politicians do in the federal government?
No, because you ask a ridiculous rhetorical question involving beaches that has nothing to do with the logical reasons why legislators might decide to enact a tax on tanning bed usage.

Assuming that you really are that dense, I will further explain:

The sun comes up every single day, and shines upon nearly all portions of the Nation for nearly 1/2 of each day. Nobody can control that.

Research has shown that exposure to sunshine is well known and documented to have both beneficial and detrimental effects upon human health.

People living within the borders of the Nation are either within the physical confines of structures, or are not, each day. Structures offer protection from the sun's harmful effects, one of which is known to be skin cancer from overexposure to the sun's rays. People in this nation have a fundamental right to travel which offers them the ability to either be outside, or inside a structure, generally.

Some people enjoy going to the beach as a recreational activity. Some people who engage in this activity also go there for the purpose of "tanning" "naturally", in the sun. The exact same tanning effects could also be obtained anywhere outdoors, and tanning naturally need not be done at a beach to achieve those effects. Some beaches charge a fee for use, but those beaches represent a miniscule portion of beaches available to the public, and the fees charged are not used to fund any governmental interest in reducing or addressing the health risks or costs of tanning.

Some people instead choose to use modern technology to tan, paying a fee for the use of that technology to private owners. Tanning in this manner is quicker than tanning naturally, but it also imposes the same sort of risks to individual health as naturally tanning does. Typically, the people who use these services are those with expendable income who feel that they look better with a tan, and don't have time to do it naturally.

Recognizing that there are public health costs associated with the risks involved in tanning, and looking for revenue streams to address those risks, legislators look at the practicalities involved in taxing those who tan, either naturally, or using tanning beds.

Recognizing that recreational use of beaches or other places outdoors involves a multitude of other beneficial activities beyond the purposeful exposure to harmful rays to bronze one's skin, the legislators decline to tax the use of beaches as a means of addressing the public health risks of tanning.

Instead, recognizing that the use of tanning beds is a vanity driven activity that is performed solely for the purpose of tanning, and has no other beneficial purpose, legislators decide to tax it as a means of addressing the increased health risks related to tanning.

There. All of that, simply because you pretend to be dense.

woof

“Meh.”

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#17084 Jan 1, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
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we need to tax spoons 4000% because they make people fat raising the healthcare costs for the rest of us, by having to have fattie on all kinds of medication.
While your example is slightly juvenile in scope, there have been several proposals to target foods which contribute heavily to the obesity epidemic for taxes with an eye to shaping behaviour in the same way that taxes on smoking (or tanning) have!
Duke for Mayor

United States

#17085 Jan 1, 2013
Hugh Victor Thompson III wrote:
<quoted text>In both cases people are paying for access to a place to expose themselves to UV radiation.
Nobody needs to go to a beach any more than a tanning salon.
You're as stupid as X and Bubba. You should all stay inside, under adult supervision, for your own protection.

woof

“Meh.”

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#17086 Jan 1, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
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so happy that beginning today I earn ZERO income in the USA; and just live here.
Raise the tax to 100%....my income is ZERO. Won't apply....all I have is expenses.
guess you will have to find another stooge to feed you now.
PS: over the past 60 days over 1000 corporations have moved HQ out of the states.
Best get busy raising taxes on the poor because all those with money are leaving.
PS: notice France changed their mind on tax rate after they lost the population with the money.
too late....they already left.
reap what you sow......nothing.
As someone who paid US taxes for income earned overseas for several years, I assure you that if you're making more than 80k a year income (unless the rate has changed in the past year or two!) that the income becomes taxable in the United States as well as in the area you're earning money in! Which can really suck.

But, you already knew this, before moving operations to the Netherlands, or the Caribbean, or some other pipe dream of where you think business people move their assets?

Hugh Victor Thompson III

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#17087 Jan 1, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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You're as stupid as X and Bubba. You should all stay inside, under adult supervision, for your own protection.
woof
Poor Dukie...his opponents all make sense, deflating his position, and he cries like a little girl.
You're a child. And foul one at that.
Che Reagan Christ

Medina, OH

#17088 Jan 1, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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No, because you ask a ridiculous rhetorical question involving beaches that has nothing to do with the logical reasons why legislators might decide to enact a tax on tanning bed usage.
Assuming that you really are that dense, I will further explain:
The sun comes up every single day, and shines upon nearly all portions of the Nation for nearly 1/2 of each day. Nobody can control that.
Research has shown that exposure to sunshine is well known and documented to have both beneficial and detrimental effects upon human health.
People living within the borders of the Nation are either within the physical confines of structures, or are not, each day. Structures offer protection from the sun's harmful effects, one of which is known to be skin cancer from overexposure to the sun's rays. People in this nation have a fundamental right to travel which offers them the ability to either be outside, or inside a structure, generally.
Some people enjoy going to the beach as a recreational activity. Some people who engage in this activity also go there for the purpose of "tanning" "naturally", in the sun. The exact same tanning effects could also be obtained anywhere outdoors, and tanning naturally need not be done at a beach to achieve those effects. Some beaches charge a fee for use, but those beaches represent a miniscule portion of beaches available to the public, and the fees charged are not used to fund any governmental interest in reducing or addressing the health risks or costs of tanning.
Some people instead choose to use modern technology to tan, paying a fee for the use of that technology to private owners. Tanning in this manner is quicker than tanning naturally, but it also imposes the same sort of risks to individual health as naturally tanning does. Typically, the people who use these services are those with expendable income who feel that they look better with a tan, and don't have time to do it naturally.
Recognizing that there are public health costs associated with the risks involved in tanning, and looking for revenue streams to address those risks, legislators look at the practicalities involved in taxing those who tan, either naturally, or using tanning beds.
Recognizing that recreational use of beaches or other places outdoors involves a multitude of other beneficial activities beyond the purposeful exposure to harmful rays to bronze one's skin, the legislators decline to tax the use of beaches as a means of addressing the public health risks of tanning.
Instead, recognizing that the use of tanning beds is a vanity driven activity that is performed solely for the purpose of tanning, and has no other beneficial purpose, legislators decide to tax it as a means of addressing the increased health risks related to tanning.
There. All of that, simply because you pretend to be dense.
woof
You should change your name to Job.
Che Reagan Christ

Medina, OH

#17089 Jan 1, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
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so happy that beginning today I earn ZERO income in the USA; and just live here.
Raise the tax to 100%....my income is ZERO. Won't apply....all I have is expenses.
guess you will have to find another stooge to feed you now.
PS: over the past 60 days over 1000 corporations have moved HQ out of the states.
Best get busy raising taxes on the poor because all those with money are leaving.
PS: notice France changed their mind on tax rate after they lost the population with the money.
too late....they already left.
reap what you sow......nothing.
Why weren't you smart enough to do that before today?

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