Tax is theft, David. ;-)
elite arts get some money.
yeah, nice one.
And all these years I thought it was a tax collector in the legend of Jesse James.
I thought you were describing the process of taxation there. ....
That although welfare is nice, it must first be robbed, in order to be given...
Jesse James is the Government, all nice when he is giving you something, but not nice if you have to pay for it.
capitalism is theft..
A tutu Brutus?
Reading now from the budget: Creative New Zealand gets an extra $7.1 million over the next four years, the Royal New Zealand Ballet an extra $3.4 million over the same period.
...do either of you enjoy cycling?
Cycle de Soleil anyone?
A dissenting view, from those who care about the visual arts:
In the spirit of the directly above, I should say that they won't have a Barr of it. Er, as you were ...
I expect the current government thinks of the visual arts as purely a commercial matter. Private galleries sell art to people of money. Why should the government interfere in a healthy market?
And so on.