Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]
"Roberto C. Sanchez" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> OK. (This assumes you own a home). Figure out how much you paid in
> property taxes last year. Multiply that by 50. Now, do you think you
> could fund your child(ren)'s education for 12 years on that? I could
> probably afford to educate about 10 children, just on that money. Not
> to mention that where I live, there is an additional "education levy" on
> top of the regular property tax.
Does your whole property tax go towards public schools? I imagine
this would only be a fraction of that.
> Even better, people who are childless are no longer burdened with paying
> for education of children they don't even have.
So there are people without children who pay for public education.
This means the average parent who has kids in a public school is
paying less than what he would have to if he had to pay it all by