Tag Archives: Buying Votes

FIX THE TAX SYSTEM

What is broken in America cannot be fixed until we fix the tax system. There is no difference between taxation and robbery. Both result in the property of one person being taken for use by another. Governments always have the … Continue reading

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PAYING OFF THE PRAETORIAN GUARD

As Rome changed from a Kingdom to a Republic and finally to an Empire, individual political rights steadily declined.  In the Empire, the Emperor ruled autocratically, arbitrarily killing any who opposed—or who were suspected of opposing—him.  The legislative powers held … Continue reading

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PILLAGING POLITICIANS

Once upon a time settlers immigrated to a lovely valley.  Those who arrived first settled in the fertile bottom lands.  Those arriving later lived in the hills where agriculture was more difficult.  Because immigrants kept arriving, there were always more … Continue reading

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REPRESENTATION WITHOUT TAXATION

The Patriots’ rallying cry against the British was “No Taxation Without Representation!”  The Patriots did not object to being taxed; they objected to being taxed by Parliament.  Members of Parliament, they feared, would have no consideration for their interests because … Continue reading

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