I asked an avowedly apolitical friend, who lives and works in a circle of leftists, whether any of the friends I met through her expressed disapproval of my politics to the extent of trying to avoid my company. She said no, but one of the friends told her that he would rather avoid talking to me about taxation in particular because he finds the immorality of the libertarian position on taxation very upsetting and worries that he cannot keep his cool and civility talking about it.
The tax season is over. If you do your taxes yourself, you know how incredibly stupid, complicated and convoluted the system is. Continue reading →
Taxes are not the problem
Taxes are the symptom of problems
Taxation is just the icing on the rotting cake of statism baked by politicians to be served to the morons and zombies who elected them.
What will it take to get it through the thick skulls of libertarians that taxation is NOT theft? Continue reading →
As it is the case most of the time, the article subtitled: “The Republican candidates’ tax proposals are exorbitant” is more about The Economist, than the economy. It exposes, yet again, its alarmingly socialist bias. Continue reading →
The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to
obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with
the smallest possible amount of hissing
Jean Baptiste Colbert
I did not plan it this way, but this post will be a continuation of the previous one in some respects.
I tortured myself yesterday for nearly two hours listening to this debate.
The motion was as follows: “The Rich is taxed enough”