Originally Posted by EdHahn
Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution:
The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States...
Right...i'm not against taxation.
Income tax, however, is based on the presumption that govvernment owns your money. Whether they want to tax it 95% or 5%, government can make that ruling. Taxation should be based upon what you spend, not what you earn.