The worst thing about all this is not that NBC reporter Katy Tur apparently has no idea about basic American expenses and their tradeoffs.
While a certain amount of taxation is necessary, we shouldn’t kid ourselves about its true nature. It’s a form of coerced taking.
Speaker Paul Ryan promised the House bill would mean ‘bigger paychecks’ for American workers, but some payments are coming straight from another taxpayer’s pocket.
The focus on the loss of a useful benefit obscures what would be the larger question in a more sweeping tax reform: what does any of this have to do with income taxation?
The tax is unconstitutional, illegal, and a lawless usurpation of the people’s direct political power. Notably, this is only a non-exhaustive list of the tax’s legal maladies.
The idea that we must rob from Peter to pay Paul has led to historic levels of taxation in this country and helped stifle economic growth for decades.
Despite the gossip, the Kochs’ Americans for Prosperity and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence are at odds on at least these three key policy issues.
Here are 8 facts that will make you even angrier than you already are about the state of the U.S. tax system.
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