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Old 06-21-2007, 03:45 PM   #1
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Another Reason For Energy Self-sufficiency

Sort of ER types, 'off the grid', self sufficient: "he compound is self-sufficient and capable of running entirely on solar, wind and geothermal energies."

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To avoid serving prison sentences for tax evasion, Ed Brown and his wife, Elaine, have locked themselves off from the world on their own terms.

"We either walk out of here free or we die."
OK, it can feel a little painful to pay taxes, but you're going to die rather than pay them?

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after being convicted of conspiring to evade taxes on nearly $1.9 million in Elaine Brown's income
So, let's see, the choice was/is:

A) $1.9 million before taxes and your freedom,

or...

B) death? :confused:


Where's that 'EASY BUTTON' ? ? ?

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"We either walk out of here free or we die."
OK, die it is then....next.
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OK, die it is then....next.
except, these idiots always want to take someone with them

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Old 06-21-2007, 06:28 PM   #6
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All the authorities need to do is weld some bars on the exits and windows and the problem is solved!
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Sounds like all they have to do is keep them in the "compound" for 63 months...

So have they cut off their water & sewage services yet?
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Sounds like all they have to do is keep them in the "compound" for 63 months...

So have they cut off their water & sewage services yet?
Sounds like a good idea. All they have to do is give them some ankle bracelets and give them home arrest.
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Heck, I'm from NH, the "Live free or Die" state. Even I think they are crazy!
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So have they cut off their water & sewage services yet?
Homes in most of the rural towns in NH have private wells and septic. If they have a source of electricity, they are all set for awhile. The challenge is finding a legal way to prevent others from taking them food and supplies.
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All the authorities need to do is weld some bars on the exits and windows and the problem is solved!
Or bring back janet reno and a few flame throwers............
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