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Should we have additional higher income tax brackets?

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Juror No. 8

Sep 25, 2012
Why have coercive taxation/extortion rates at all? Why not a truly free society based on voluntary taxes, lotteries, and user fees? The government could also annually print money into existence equal to the rate of growth in the economy without creating any inflation. Between voluntary payments and monetary creation, the government could easily provide for the most functions of any society (legislation, courts, roads, defense, etc...).

But no, let's instead have a society based on threats and violence. Let's have a society where the government functions the same as an organized street gang. That's "civilized". What could possibly go wrong?