Hitler Saves the Day!

January 8, 2017
If you've ever argued with someone on the internet, you know that eventually someone is going to bring up Hitler. It's inevitability is known as Godwin's law. To some, this is where they completely disengage from the conversation, as the thread is deemed to have reached the lowest point possible. But I would like to argue in favor of the Hitler argument. There's nothing in particular I can say I like about Hitler.
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Income Tax - Unconstitutional? [Video]

January 8, 2017
A short history: a long time ago, i was at one of those free real estate seminars. I think this one might have been part of the trump university. The presenter said something about taxes and how to avoid paying them. I was already running a small business at that point, so that got my interest. Then an older guy yelled out from the crowd "It's unconstitutional!", then got up and left. That REALLY got my attention, so as soon as I got home, I started doing some research to see if there was any truth to that.
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What if there was a Tax Fair, like a Science Fair, where kids would be asked to find creative alternatives to taxation?

January 7, 2017
We all know about science fairs, and many of us participated in some form of science fair or experiment as kids in school. What was the purpose? Ideally, to inspire the creativity in kids to find new solutions to world problems. I remember when I was in school, some of the big topics in the science fairs were mostly green - reducing pollution, finding alternative energy, etc. It wasn't that we were expected to find complete, fully functional solutions.
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Ohio Supreme Court rules property tax unconsitutional

November 26, 2016
On March 24, 1997, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled in a 4-3 decision that the state funding system "fails to provide for a thorough and efficient system of common schools," as required by the  Ohio Constitution , and directed the state to find a remedy. It's important to note that just like legislators, court justices are also human and flaws with prejudices and agendas. Because of this, no law or court ruling can ever be considered absolute justice, especially when it goes against popular opinion. However, sometimes they can be more just, against popular opinion.
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Income Tax Amended to constitution with low expectations

November 26, 2016
Here's an interesting article from The Omaha Daily Bee, Omaha, Nebraska, February 4, 1913 - Just after the 16th amendment was raitified to the US constitution, authorizing the income tax. What's really interesting here is that the expectation at the time was a 1% tax on incomes above $4,000 to $5,000. These are two important numbers to compare. First, and most obvious, while it was expected that congress would tax just 1%, the income tax now starts at 10%, although most people fall into the 20% backet or higher.
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Taxation Is Theft Viral Messaging

November 21, 2016
As if internet memes weren't enough, the message is going viral in a way never seen before. A stamp has surfaced, and Taxation Is Theft fanatics are stamping everything from paper money to parking tickets when sent in for payment. One thing is clear, this message isn't going away. There's no absolute way to track this, but estimates are in at over $200,000 in cash stamped to date! The rubber stamps are available for sale at TaxationIsTheft.cards , along with other goodies that are sure to keep the message alive.
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Man flies plane into IRS building

November 20, 2016
AUSTIN, Tex. — Leaving behind a rant against the government, big business and particularly the tax system, a computer engineer smashed a small aircraft into an office building where nearly 200 employees of the  Internal Revenue Service  were starting their workday Thursday morning, the authorities said. The pilot, identified as Andrew Joseph Stack III, 53, of north Austin, apparently died in the crash, and one other person was unaccounted for.
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