Now there's an interesting consideration.
As Eamonn Butler points out at City A.M, a British business newspaper and web site, "WE ALL know the moral arguments for taxation: it pays for police, roads, hospitals and other vital services. But there is a moral case against taxation too – and a surprisingly strong one."
His argument is extremely cogent and hinges on the fact that not only is taxation "confiscation by coercion", but the money is taken and spent by groups that think their "values and priorities are superior to other people's…"
One hopes that the political class will read his suggestion that we "Don't ignore the powerful moral arguments against high taxation."
You can read the entire article here…