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The Truth About Taxes, or,
the Work of 1000 Leeches

PJ Media, by Roger Kimball

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/8/2013 4:59:32 AM

“Tax policy” is one of those phrases that has a curiously amphibious effect. On the one hand, for most red-blooded individuals it cannot but act as a soporific: “Ah, tax policy, eh? Pardon me while I get the snifter refilled.” On the other hand: for anyone in whom the instinct for self-preservation is still intact, the phrase must also act as an existential tocsin, eliciting for many something akin to the storied “fight or flight” response. In the age of Obama, “tax policy” is both a weapon and an excuse: a weapon in the war to create a more egalitarian —


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rather Read, 1/8/2013 5:54:40 AM     (No. 9104380)

I make less than 40,000 a year. I will get paid the 15th of the month. I am shaking to think how high my taxes are going up. HR has sent out an e-mail with a heads up about it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/8/2013 9:35:20 AM     (No. 9104675)

The one million dollar lottery winner received $450,000, after taxes. Taxes seen and unseen. The inflation tax is adding 10% onto the bill of every citizen. What inflation? The CPI is only up 2.5%. Really? The government has put the fix on those numbers by excluding items that are going up in price, or saying you have substitutes. The USA has the most corrupt government in the world.

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