I place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers to be feared. And to preserve independence, we much not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, not profusion and servitude. Thomas Jefferson
To steal from one person is theft. To steal from many is taxation.
People try to live within their incomes so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can't live withing its income. Robert Half
Serfs in the Middle Ages had to give up 20% of their income yearly and that made them virtual slaves. Today the average American pays 47%. What does that make Americans? Kenneth Prazak
There are two distinct classes of men - those who pay taxes and those who receive and live upon taxes. Thomas Pain
Here's what Mike had to say about our current nightmare of an election.
To fix a problem, we must first recognize what the problem is. Both the Democrats and the Republicans are spending billions pointing fingers at each other, when we need to be pointing our fingers at both of them. As you think about where your loyalty lies, and where your vote is going this year, keep these things in mind. If you play party politics; welcome to the witless class. They have you right where they want you.Mike is right on the money. Right. On. The. Money. They fight over birth certificates, tax returns, college transcripts and other stupid stuff. What really matters? THE ECONOMY!