A TAXING TIME

A TAXING TIME A TAXING TIME

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Jeff Kennett, the stupidest man to ever be premier of Victoria, loved to tax the poor. But would never tax his rich mates!
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Summary

Jeff Kennett, the stupidest man to ever be premier of Victoria, loved to tax the poor. But would never tax his rich mates!

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Submitted: February 07, 2011

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Submitted: February 07, 2011

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We pay taxes on our houses
Pay taxes for our lawns;
Pay taxes till our deaths
Since the day that we were born.

We pay taxes for our water
Pay taxes for the parks;
We pay taxes for the daytime
And taxes on the dark.

We pay taxes for our banking
Pay tax upon our air;
We pay tax upon our clothing
And on the length of our hair.

We pay taxes on our taxes
Pay taxes upon our rates;
We pay taxes on our interest
And on our Tax rebates.

We pay taxes for our fingers
For our knees, our legs, our toes;
We pay taxes for our foreheads
For our eyes, our ears, our nose.

We pay taxes on our injuries
Our gout, gall stones and hernia;
We pay taxes on our blood
In Jeff Kennett’s
Victoria.

THE END
© Copyright 2011

Philip Roberts, Melbourne, Australia


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