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An easier alternative to the Peace Tax Fund  Moorlock-@bloglines.com
 Apr 26, 2005 14:29 PDT 

Rather than wait for the enactment of a Peace Tax Fund bill, I would encourage
those of you who would feel comfortable paying their taxes if such a bill
passes to do so now, without waiting for Congress to pass this legislation.

Simply write on your check to the Treasury "this contribution is only to
be used for non-military purposes" and when you seal the envelope, close your
eyes and carefully visualize your money going from your bank account into
the budget of your favorite government agency - perhaps the Department of
Education or the Environmental Protection Agency.

Of course, writing this
phrase on your check or doing this visualization will not actually affect
how the government spends the money that gets sent to it, but neither would
the Peace Tax Fund bill.

This way you get to have the same amount of satisfaction
and alleviation of guilt without all of the trouble of lobbying your Congressional
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