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A Poem in Favor of Taxation

Edward Guest’s poem in favor of taxes. Think of paying them as your patriotic duty.

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The Tax Man Cometh

“People’s poet” Edgar Guest has a useful poem that, in light of current day heated rhetoric, seems particularly dated. He regards paying taxes as a social good.

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Stephen King: Tax Me, Save America

A version of Stephen King’s vision to raise taxes on millionaires (including himself) can be found in those of his novels where individuals collectively battle social fragmentation.

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Warren Buffett, Dickensian Philanthropist

Warren Buffett’s op-ed article that the wealthy should pay more taxes is reminding me of Charles Dickens’ benevolent philanthropists, especially Mr. Brownlow in “Oliver Twist.”

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