Friday, October 17, 2008

Quote of the day

"Another means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions of property in geometrical progression as they rise." - Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Madison Oct. 28, 1785*



Sheldon said...

Yeah, good luck doing that silently with all the loud mouths like Rush, Hannity and Beck around.

But good quote.

Hume's Ghost said...

Loud and insane. These are folks that think raising the top tax rate from 33 to 36 percent is "socialism".