"The apportionment of taxes on the various descriptions of property is an act which seems to require the most exact impartiality; yet there is, perhaps, no legislative act in which greater opportunity and temptation are given to a predominant party to trample on the rules of justice. Every shilling which they overburden the inferior number is a shilling saved to their own pockets."
James Madison
(1751-1836), Father of the Constitution for the USA, 4th US President
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Close, but a miss... tax collectors no longer work for a "political party". They work for International Bankers and are on par with any gangster like extortion scheme but operate with impunity. Without a doubt they are arrogant thieves and part of the cancer that is the Federal Reserve.
 -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    Theft is legal when the tax collectors do it.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    This combined with Emergency War Powers makes for absolute despotism.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Where or what is the lawful nexus that would allow ownership in another's property that would permit a taxing thereof??? How is it that a slave master lays claim to chattel (sheeple, borg, etc.) and the fruits of their labor by way of taxation. Where is perfected allodium that a distant  disinterested third party does not recognize?
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
     -- Mary, MI      
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