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Re: BBC cutting news jobs

----- Original Message -----
From: "Garrett Wollman" <wollman@lcs.mit.edu>
To: "Dan Billings" <billings@suscom-maine.net>
Cc: <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 12:15 PM
Subject: Re: BBC cutting news jobs

> What tax?

The license fee is just another name for a tax.  It is mandatory and imposed
by the government on a product.  Calling it by another name doesn't mean its
not a tax.

But to be more specific:  Who imposed the license fee?  The queen?  The
parliament?  God?

-- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine