alert!

Did you know that a “temporary luxury tax” that paid for the Spanish-American War is still around today? I sure didn’t. The things you learn when you actually read the stuff that comes with your phone bill.

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~ by wildeyedwonder on September 20, 2005.

3 Responses to “alert!”

  1. Did you know that the income tax was pushed through by promising the voters that even though it was a blatant violation of the Constitution, it was OK because it would be a tax “only on the rich?” Slowly but surely it flowed downhill, like the flowing blood of greed and corruption, until it was applied to us all.

  2. Rich in America means middle class. There just to lazy to find the loop holes.

  3. MS has a point. And it, too was supposed to be ‘temporary’.

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