Click to use the Talking Dictionary66. Paid for by U.S. Census Bureau (2)


66. He turned to page two. He filled in the boxes for his wife. He marked an X in the appropriate boxes for her. Now, where do I sign my name, he wondered. He looked at every page. There was no blank space to sign his name. He was done. That was easy, he thought. He folded the questionnaire. He put it into the big envelope. He sealed the envelope. The envelope said, "Postage will be paid by U.S. Census Bureau." Liars, he thought. Another example of government lies. Who pays the workers at the U.S. Census Bureau? We do, he thought. The taxpayers pay the workers. The taxpayers pay all government workers. Who pays for all the postage? We do, he thought. The taxpayers pay for all the postage. No government agency pays for anything. Taxpayers pay for everything. The envelope should say, "Postage has already been paid—by you!" 3.4


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