Tuesday, September 10, 2013

"Taxes Are What We Pay For Civilized Society"

A Missouri Governor is campaigning on behalf of taxes to support schools and other essential functions of government. Why is not Holmes's aphorism a political slogan?
As a Democrat facing a State Legislature with veto-proof Republican majorities, Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri has not claimed big victories lately. So when he began stumping the state against a deep Republican tax cut that he had vetoed, he might have seemed to be on a political fool’s errand.
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