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Forrester just wants to cut and cut and cut taxes

Taxes look very different when framed from a progressive point of view.  Oliver Wendell Holmes said taxes are the price of civilization. They are what you pay to live in America -- your dues -- to have democracy, opportunity and access to all this infrastructure that previous generations of taxpayers have built up and made available to you: highways, the Internet, weather reports, parks, the stock market, scientific research, Social Security, healthy food, rural electrification, communications satellites, clean water, fresh air and on and on. If you belong to this club -- America, you pay a membership fee and you get all that infrastructure plus government services: flood control, air-traffic control, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and on and on.

We want America to go on and on.  But it is only possible if the current generation reinvests in our future. If we reinvest in our children, reinvest in our rivers and our air and food, and culture. The infrastructure which taxes have paid for are more than mere amenities, they are necessities. They are the foundation of this nation of opportunity.  It is our solemn duty to protect this civilization. And we do so by paying our share of taxes.

by Weiser on October 13 at 2:52 AM EST

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