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The First World Tax

jrpublic Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 3:22 PM
see you there

If I remember my American history correctly, the 13 original colonies fought a war against Great Britain in part over the issue of “taxation without representation”. One might argue that the British originally had a valid reason for taxing the colonies: mainly to recoup the cost of fighting the French and Indian War.

But by the time the Stamp Act had rolled around, many in the colonies had had it about chin-high with taxes being levied by an unseen entity on the other side of the ocean. It seems as if the American people once again face that prospect. Richard...

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