Yep... In England it's that and the 17.5% sales tax!! Plus property taxes that would make a San Diegan blush and income tax that is through the roof.
I think the real issue is we are so used to paying LESS for many things in comparison to the rest of the industrialized world, and now different economic forces are at work that are out of any single gov't or group of gov'ts control (G8). Yep, they're slowly turning us into gasp!!. cough!!...Europeons... I mean Europeans.They pay more for just about everything.
Fuck em. I don't care what they pay.
Free health care Canadians have to come here to get health care the wait is so long.in europe they go to Japan.Socislized health care sucks .Ask Castro.sorry to hi jack thread .gasoline here should be 10 bucks a gallon.We would get out of cars and start walking.