Cognitive Dissonance

"Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!" - Allen Ginsberg

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According to documents prepared by the county in 2008, a paltry 0.13 cent increase in property taxes on each household would be all it would take to fund fire services for the towns within the county.

Think Progress » After Firefighters Watched Home Burn, Obion County Expands Subscription-Only Fire Service To More Towns

this is the town in which volunteer firefighters stood and watched a family’s home burn to the ground because the family had not paid the subscription fee - a fee that could have been obviated by a 13cent increase in property taxes.

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Humanity fail.

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Filed under Ayn Rand Suck it Empathy fail no tax fail FAIL firefighters fire home house burned down oh well

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