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“[T]he idea that taxes pay for government spending persists as an inaccurate bipartisan consensus, one of the greatest collective myths of modern capitalism.” — @_ClaireConnelly https://t.co/4Ex8zPAVzv
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Read her new piece which asks a basic question: if taxing income doesn’t really pay for federal programs, why do most of us need to pay it? https://t.co/SF7y3dFByI
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