Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Swing Low


     America's emerging economy had always depended on slave labor.  But one day, the inner voice that had been crying out could be muffled no longer. Cursed conscience...creator of sin...finally chiseled a path from subdued subconscious to surface in a Civil War. Sweet emancipation!  Freedom found !  250 years had passed in America's history before we finally weighed the economic benefits of robbing human souls against human dignity and freedom.
      Alas, how will the fuel behind our economic engine be replaced?  We will never again stoop to the hypocrisy we allowed in the name of our economic well-being. After all...this is America!  Land of the free!
      As we rose in economic power, we began to understand a simple fact. Money buys freedom. Maybe it is okay to trade our wealth in values for economic wealth. Instead of earning freedom, we'll just buy it.   Whatever the cost.
       Forever fighting that evil leech...creator of our sin...we have moved the slave labor to other lands. China...Mexico   ....whoever we can buy into slavery.   Propping up our economy while turning a blind eye to the sad reality that we STILL depend on slavery for freedom.
      And who is next?  Who will be the next poor souls used as slave labor to keep this "economy" alive?   Why....it will be you...and me...and all of us who have slowly but surely succumbed to the oppression of taxation.  You are already captive in indentured servitude to "the system".  Insidiously changing your values of freedom through incrementalism and assimilation.   "We"....are the next slaves that will prop up this American economy......

3 comments:

  1. Makes great sense,whether one agrees with the more categorical statements fully,or not.UNTIL the ending paragraph about "the oppression of taxation" which is just Tea Party SILLY.

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  2. http://findingfreedom-elrok.blogspot.com/2014/02/pre-occupied-occupy-wall-street.html

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  3. This is a small, less convoluted list of taxes we pay. Though this list is not complete, is is a small indication of just how much we have assimilated to the oppresssion. Maybe we are not 100 percent slave, ...but what percent slave is acceptable? 40% ? 60% ? 95% ? #1 Air Transportation Taxes (just look at how much you were charged the last time you flew)

    #2 Biodiesel Fuel Taxes

    #3 Building Permit Taxes

    #4 Business Registration Fees

    #5 Capital Gains Taxes

    #6 Cigarette Taxes

    #7 Court Fines (indirect taxes)

    #8 Disposal Fees

    #9 Dog License Taxes

    #10 Drivers License Fees (another form of taxation)

    #11 Employer Health Insurance Mandate Tax

    #12 Employer Medicare Taxes

    #13 Employer Social Security Taxes

    #14 Environmental Fees

    #15 Estate Taxes

    #16 Excise Taxes On Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans

    #17 Federal Corporate Taxes

    #18 Federal Income Taxes

    #19 Federal Unemployment Taxes

    #20 Fishing License Taxes

    #21 Flush Taxes (yes, this actually exists in some areas)

    #22 Food And Beverage License Fees

    #23 Franchise Business Taxes

    #24 Garbage Taxes

    #25 Gasoline Taxes

    #26 Gift Taxes

    #27 Gun Ownership Permits

    #28 Hazardous Material Disposal Fees

    #29 Highway Access Fees

    #30 Hotel Taxes (these are becoming quite large in some areas)

    #31 Hunting License Taxes

    #32 Import Taxes

    #33 Individual Health Insurance Mandate Taxes

    #34 Inheritance Taxes

    #35 Insect Control Hazardous Materials Licenses

    #36 Inspection Fees

    #37 Insurance Premium Taxes

    #38 Interstate User Diesel Fuel Taxes

    #39 Inventory Taxes

    #40 IRA Early Withdrawal Taxes

    #41 IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax)

    #42 IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)

    #43 Library Taxes

    #44 License Plate Fees

    #45 Liquor Taxes

    #46 Local Corporate Taxes

    #47 Local Income Taxes

    #48 Local School Taxes

    #49 Local Unemployment Taxes

    #50 Luxury Taxes

    #51 Marriage License Taxes

    #52 Medicare Taxes

    #53 Medicare Tax Surcharge On High Earning Americans Under Obamacare

    #54 Obamacare Individual Mandate Excise Tax (if you don't buy "qualifying" health insurance under Obamacare you will have to pay an additional tax)

    #55 Obamacare Surtax On Investment Income (a new 3.8% surtax on investment income)

    #56 Parking Meters

    #57 Passport Fees

    #58 Professional Licenses And Fees (another form of taxation)

    #59 Property Taxes

    #60 Real Estate Taxes

    #61 Recreational Vehicle Taxes

    #62 Registration Fees For New Businesses

    #63 Toll Booth Taxes

    #64 Sales Taxes

    #65 Self-Employment Taxes

    #66 Sewer & Water Taxes

    #67 School Taxes

    #68 Septic Permit Taxes

    #69 Service Charge Taxes

    #70 Social Security Taxes

    #71 Special Assessments For Road Repairs Or Construction

    #72 Sports Stadium Taxes

    #73 State Corporate Taxes

    #74 State Income Taxes

    #75 State Park Entrance Fees

    #76 State Unemployment Taxes (SUTA)

    #77 Tanning Taxes (a new Obamacare tax on tanning services)

    #78 Telephone 911 Service Taxes

    #79 Telephone Federal Excise Taxes

    #80 Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Taxes

    #81 Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Taxes

    #82 Telephone State And Local Taxes

    #83 Telephone Universal Access Taxes

    #84 The Alternative Minimum Tax

    #85 Tire Recycling Fees

    #86 Tire Taxes

    #87 Tolls (another form of taxation)

    #88 Traffic Fines (indirect taxation)

    #89 Use Taxes (Out of state purchases, etc.)

    #90 Utility Taxes

    #91 Vehicle Registration Taxes

    #92 Waste Management Taxes

    #93 Water Rights Fees

    #94 Watercraft Registration & Licensing Fees

    #95 Well Permit Fees

    #96 Workers Compensation Taxes

    #97 Zoning Permit Fees

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