Follower of The Way


Posted in Government & Politics,History by sosipater on December 19, 2006

Founders’ Quote Daily

“Would it not be better to simplify the system of taxation rather than to spread it over such a variety of subjects and pass through
so many new hands.”

— Thomas Jefferson (letter to James Madison, 1784)

Reference: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Julian P. Boyd, ed., 7:557.


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  1. peculiarbaptist said,

    Hello I am from the IRS we’re here to audit you.

    just kidding.

    I think the best response to that is the comment I heard while watching the movie Sneakers: “We’re the government we don’t do that!” Of course this was in regards to the response of peace on earth good will to men (appropos to the season don’t you think?)

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