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Labor Government to tax the rain

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Senator Barnaby Joyce 

Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Water  Leader of the Nationals in the Senate  Senator for Queensland 

Labor Government to tax the rain

January 18, 2011 15:25

The Labor Party in South Australia has now self promoted themselves to a state of omnipotence. It had to happen, they are now charging for the rain, and farmers are to pay for water that falls on their own place stored in their own dam for stock.

Reports today indicate that a water allocation plan in the Western Mount Lofty Ranges will call for irrigators to install meters on dams and charge them for licences.

The Labor-Green party wants to tax you for carbon dioxide, charge you for rain and take away the essence of ownership for the land you bought but leave you with the rates.

I think a new version of the Beatles’ song Taxman is in order:

If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street If you get too cold, I’ll tax the heat If it starts to rain, I’ll tax your wheat

The complete destruction by the Labor-Green party of the principles of ownership leaves all ultimately worthless.

If you, the individual, do not own anything, make anything or grow anything then you have nothing to offer and you are nobody and as a state or nation you will fall. Maybe that is what Labor and the Greens want for it appears to be where they are leading us