Happy Tax Day!

People often say, “Taxation without representation is tyranny.”
Taxation with representation ain’t so hot either.
 
 

 
Taxation in the United States
 
Lincoln’s chief tax collector, David A. Wells (head of the U.S. Revenue Commission) expressed the basic theme of governmental plunder through income taxation (which was not permitted by the Constitution at the time) when he said: “Wherever you find an article, a product, a trade, a profession, or a source of income, tax it!”

 
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Happy Tax Day, suckers

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