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FAGIN's avatar

I throw litter out of my car on a regular basis,is this wrong seeing that i pay my taxes and part of my tax money goes to help keep the streets clean it also keeps people in work?

Asked by FAGIN (181 points ) May 10th, 2009
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oratio's avatar

Yes. It’s wrong. The hospital also patches up people who have been shot. It doesn’t mean you should help keep them necessary.

FAGIN's avatar

Personal attacks not required friends.

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Supacase's avatar

Who exactly are you keeping employed to pick up the trash? Most of the trash pickup I see is from groups who volunteer to keep up a stretch of road. From the looks of things, there are many areas that have virtually no one, volunteer or paid, to keep them up. It is impossible to cover every inch of the country with people to pick up trash from litterbugs. I have never understood why it is so hard to keep it in your car until you find a trash can.

Jiminez's avatar

Dude, why be a fucking disease? I used to do that but then I woke up and asked myself what the fuck I was doing. Seriously. Do you realize what a blight mankind is on this Earth? Why contribute to that?

I see trash along the side of the road and I lose hope in humanity. That’s what you’re doing when you throw something out of your window.

MrItty's avatar

@FAGIN do you mind if I ask what your job is?

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KatawaGrey's avatar

Well, not that he’s following anymore, but I always figured it wasn’t a good idea to throw stuff out of car windows in case it hits another car. Sure, it wouldn’t do any damage to the car necessarily, but if you saw something flying at your windshield when you were driving, would you stay the course or freak out and swerve?

Edit: Oh, jolly good, he’s been banned!

jca's avatar

i think littering is selfish because it ruins other’s enjoyment of whatever they’re looking at. when i drive down the parkway and see trees, grass, an occasional deer, why should i have to look at someone’s litter just because they are too thoughtless, selfish, lazy to throw it out the correct way, in a garbage pail?

he makes it like he’s being generous with his talk about keeping people employed. people don’t need litter to remain employed.

p.s. i also don’t see why people think that throwing cigarette butts out a window does not count as littering.

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Jude's avatar

Ruh roh. He’s back.

Dog's avatar

He is not back and MotherEarth is now gone.

Personally I do not see how anyone could assume that because they pay taxes they will have a personal servant to pick up after them.

SuperMouse's avatar

Iron Eyes Cody would be horrified with the late not-so-great Fagin. I too am appalled.

Edited to Add: Iron Eyes was over 70 when he made this commercial, but I’m sure he still could have whipped Fagin’s littering ass.

eponymoushipster's avatar

@Dog people are stupid. that’s why.

Dog's avatar

@eponymoushipster True.
Without a doubt the question was troll-bait.

hungryhungryhortence's avatar

Once you’re born, you can live your life with some dignity and respect and love for what’s around you or you can just exist. It’s kind of a self thing, you make the effort for who and what you want to be, no one can force you to be more than an eating, squirting skinbag of water and bones.

TaoSan's avatar

LOL

FAGIN, I can’t believe you’re copying my “here have a lurve” routine LOL I’m honored I left such an impression haha.

And PS
Here, have a lurve!

TaoSan's avatar

oh and I almost forgot!!!!!

Here’s your attention cookie!

Dog's avatar

@TaoSan You are late to the parade- Fagin is no more.

Speaking of littering from a car- has anyone read the book “Sick Puppy”?

crisw's avatar

@Dog

Yes. Great book, as are all of Hiaasen’s!

TaoSan's avatar

oh lordy, and no one bothered to IM me to give my 2 cents? Some friends you are!!!

j/k :D

PupnTaco's avatar

I used to think the only stupid question was the one that wasn’t asked.

Learn something new every day!

tinyfaery's avatar

Man. I’m pissed I missed this.

TaoSan's avatar

It was priceless, lol

dynamicduo's avatar

You are like the worst most obvious troll!

Oh, it seems you’ve been banned. Oh well, nice seeing you around (not), even nicer that you’re gone :)

TaoSan's avatar

@dynamicduo

See, the trolly does fancy tricks for attention cookies! You give it an attention cookie, and it changes it’s name for example! Very entertaining!

Jude's avatar

Neva’, eva’, feed the trolls..

Jiminez's avatar

@jmah Wise words. Wise words, indeed.

AstroChuck's avatar

I always commit felonies such as arson and grand theft. It this wrong seeing that my taxes pay for police and firefighters, as it keeps them employed and the streets safe?

AstroChuck's avatar

Yes, I am.

eponymoushipster's avatar

i drink heavily to keep prisons and doctors’ offices filled. they seem to have lots of free time. yay me! i’m a humanitarian!

KatawaGrey's avatar

@PupnTaco: I used to have a boyfriend who would say, “There is no such thing as a dumb question but there are a lot of inquisitive idiots.” He was a wise young man.

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