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Zero-based government and morality-based government

By Terry Mcintyre Social conservatives often talk about morals and government, but seldom do they consistently apply the first to the second. This is an inherent flaw of “conservative” thinkers; they’re quite reluctant to throw anything away, even something as … Continue reading

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Paying in pennies

By William R. Toler A Winston-Salem activist paid his vehicle tax bill last week…in pennies. Clyde Freeman walked into the Forsyth County tax office with a box full of pennies, clad in a t-shirt that read “Taxation is Theft” and … Continue reading

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Open letter to the taxman

By William R. Toler Four years ago, on the day this nation celebrates freedom, I penned (or rather, originally penciled) an inner monologue that Corey Friedman titled “A taxonomy of taxes.” It was a somewhat sophomoric look at the number … Continue reading

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A taxonomy of taxes

By William R. Toler Damn the Romans for levying taxes.  Our forefathers based the U.S. government on the classic Roman republic. That republic became an empire, spreading its soldiers throughout the known world. That empire fell in 476 A.D.  But … Continue reading

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