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The Real Tax Scandal

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06/23/2021Jeff Deist

Federal income taxes are almost entirely about control and not revenue. The byzantine rules and selective enforcement are perfectly designed to keep ordinary people with limited means in mortal fear of the IRS.

Original Article: "The Real Tax Scandal​"

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