Income taxes are political and economic weapons of mass destruction used by governments on their own people. To paraphrase Chief Justice John Marshall, the power to tax income is the power to subvert society.
Taxed To Death is both entertaining reading and serious scholarship, written in popular prose for the non-specialist reader. Hunter masterfully weaves together economic analysis, public choice theory, political science, history and journalism into a tapestry that exposes the far-reaching, pernicious effects the income tax and the IRS have had on America during the past century.
Dr. Lawrence A. Hunter is president of the Social Security Institute, a 501(c)(4) non-profit, seniors’ advocacy organization. He has written a weekly column for Forbes and regularly published in other major newspapers, periodicals and done research for numerous think tanks. He gives frequent speeches and regularly appears on television and radio.
Income taxes are political and economic weapons of mass destruction used by governments against their own people.