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"When you account for all forms of taxation on the federal, state and local levels there are many Americans that pay out more than half of their incomes in taxes.
We are being taxed into oblivion, and yet most Americans do not even realize that it is happening.
It is kind of like being killed by thousands of tiny cuts."
It's widely known that serfs worked 50% of the time for the Church and his lord. Now, some of us give up half our money to the federal government (a modern day lord).