ECU Pirates· Banned
Who said 2 kids should double it? I never mentioned ratios. For the third time I don't mind paying school tax. I should not pay the same as someone with a flock of kids. Maybe if we got rid of the 3 assistant principals and superintends in each district the taxes would go down. I know I get a benefit having children educated. However you should have to pay a bit more if you have more kids. It's only logical. Use more resources pay more. Is it that difficult of a concept?Would you rather go back to the days where only the wealthy can afford education? Kids drop out of school to help earn money so they don't go hungry? If everybody didn't pay into the education system, that is exactly what would happen. I'm not condoning having 20 kids and living off the system, but even with 2 kids, if my parents had to pay 3 times (base cost + 2 kids) the amount of someone with no kids, I wouldn't have been in school past 14. We wouldn't have been able to afford it. I would have dropped out and found a job somewhere. Now, I have a good job, house, wife, kid, and am a productive member of society.
Are school taxes socialist? I guess partly, but I don't see a better option. There really aren't any good alternatives. There are LOTS of socialist programs in this country, but some of them are needed.
I'm off to job number two now. I have to pay these taxes for all your kids! haha