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Response to Segami (Original post)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 07:13 AM

22. this could be compared

to "hostage-taking" (hostage being the money) or "terrorism" (witholding unless demands are met). If everyone did it for the right reasons, i could condone it. But i could see the idea sweeping across an already devastated population pretty quickly. Taxes pretty much enable our gov't to function. I approved of the War Tax resistors, but they mostly intentionally kept their income below Fed taxation levels. If every "disgusted with our gov't" individual decided they weren't gonna pay taxes b/c {insert individual issue with gov't here}, the shit would start to roll downhill pretty quick.

And yes, i realize there are already sovereign idiots out there and grifters and scammers and people with accountants... but what if most regular people just stopped paying?


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