Legal TheftSubmitted by thenung on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 17:37
“'The state is the great fiction through which everyone endeavors to live at the expense of everyone else.' – Frederic Bastiat
Almost every person knows the old saying, “nothing is certain but death and taxes.” It’s usually preceded by a heavy sigh and a feeling of helplessness as the leper-hand of the government reaches into their pocket and steals their hard-earned money… and that is exactly what an income tax is: legalized theft.
I can’t walk to my neighbor’s house, demand that he gives me half of his paycheck, and lock him up in my basement if he refuses. Why, then, is it okay for the government to do exactly that?"
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