Is There Hope?

Dennis Putnam dap at ILINKS.NET
Fri Jun 6 18:53:33 MDT 1997


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At 07:18 AM 6/6/97 -0500, you wrote:
>CW:
>
>        Your term "confiscatory taxation" is exaggerated.  It suggests by
>analogy the phrase "most heinous crime in the county" as  sometimes used by
>a prosecutor (with attendant yawning of a judge).
>

Actually if you read the writings of Franklin and some of our other founders
they thought all taxation was confiscatory. They wrote the Constitution to
prevent the government from doing exactly what it has done. Unfortunately,
in a fit of stupidity the 16th amendment was passed.

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Dennis Putnam
Loganville, Ga.

Stupid quote epitomizing modern liberalism:

"The whole point of the Constitution is to limit at some point and in some
way popular will."
Robert Post, Berkeley law professor on Ca. prop. 209 restraining order.
(L.A. Times)



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