Re: Income Tax Mirage
That is because you are a total partisan hack.
Originally Posted by goober
The reality is that regardless of who is in office, or what the top tax brackets are, federal tax revenues march relentlessly higher except for occasional anomalous events caused by external economic circumstances.
The elephant in the room, that you and all others that try to paint this as a revenue issue ignore, is that federal expenditures also march relentlessly higher, but with no exceptions and at a greater rate than revenues do.
Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add "within the limits of the law" because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
-- Thomas Jefferson, letter to Isaac H Tiffany (1819)