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They’ve got more than one way of stealing your money you know

by | 29th, December 2012

SADLY, governments have numerous ways of stealing our money. The most obvious one is simply to take it: and they do that often enough these days. Get found with more than $10,000 in cash on you in the US these days and the police will just take it. You then have to prove that it’s not drug money: yes, you have to prove that it isn’t.

A little more sophisticated is taxation: they tell us all that it’s to pay for the Angels in the NHS when in fact a substantial portion gets diverted to duck houses for MPs and those oh so essential diversity advisers.

More sophisticated again is to piss about with things we don’t understand. One example might be corporation tax. Oh yes,

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