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Friday, October 17, 2003
  Breaking News - Tax Relief

[The following should in no way reflect on or interfere with the journalistic integrity of the PROBOSCIS]
This was sent from the New Zealand chapter of DOOFUS:
Hodgson backs down on fart tax
17.10.2003
By LIAM DANN, primary industries editor
The Government looks set to back down over its controversial flatulence tax.

In a joint statement yesterday Environment Minister Pete Hodgson and Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton said a new research plan put forward by an agricultural industry group should be sufficient to avoid the need for a statutory levy on farmers.

Opposition MPs seized on the comments, calling the decision an "embarrassing u-turn" and a victory for farmers... Federated Farmers vice-president Charlie Pedersen said the Government showed an arrogance about the issue from the start.

"They sullied our reputation by suggesting there was something less than wholesome about farming sheep and cattle in New Zealand. We're the most environmentally friendly, sustainable farmers in the world."

Old Farts around the world salute the efforts of those valiant New Zealand farmers and their fight against a tax on the oldest form of relief. Aaaah.

 
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