Debt is slavery but more taxation is not the key to freedom

Thursday, April 15, 2010 - Truth Be Told by Carla Harper

By Carla Harper

"Death, taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them." Margaret Mitchell put that line in her 1936 classic, Gone With the Wind. Ben Franklin wrote, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Humans have come to expect some level of taxation regardless of where they live. It seems Europeans have a very high tolerance for taxation, but Americans have, and hopefully always will abhor excessive taxation. The growing “Tea Partyâ€