Using Tax Money

“Using tax money to provide goods and services does two things: it hides the true cost by shifting the burden of payment onto other people and it eliminates choice. Those are both bad, but for different reasons.”

The Difference Between the Government and the Mafia

I saw this in a discussion over on Slashdot about New York sales/use tax – someone mentioned that “New York has always been a bit bizzare about taxes.” Someone else replied with: They’re not bizarre; they’re just greedy for every dollar they can get their grubby little paws on. Just remember that the only difference… Continue reading The Difference Between the Government and the Mafia

Tax Day

Yep, it’s that time of year again. April 15th in the United States has a special meaning – it’s tax day. File your yearly income tax return OR ELSE! Normally I’d spend all day ranting and raving about how much I hate the IRS (which I do) and how taxes are evil (which they are)… Continue reading Tax Day