A Canadian friend of mine discovered his “free” health care isn’t free after all.
David purchased a few pairs of designer jeans that normally retail in the US for more than $700. He ordered them from an online company in Reno and thought he was getting a great deal – until Customs held his jeans for ransom.
In their infinite wisdom, the Canadian customs officials (aka government goons) decided to charge David import taxes on the jeans’ retail value, not the price he actually paid. They refused to release the jeans until he forked over an additional $40, which …