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Response to WCGreen (Reply #18)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 02:58 PM

23. It's looked at as a tax because it's defined as a tax.

It's implemented as a tax.

It's collected as a tax.

Case law deals with it as a tax.

And the Constitutional justification for it is, well, that it's a tax.

If it's not a tax then it's blatantly unconstitutional and every president since (and including) FDR has violated his oath to uphold the Constitution.

Congerss, SCOTUS and the entire federal judiciary, as well as every president since FDR, not to mention scholars and other academics, consider it a tax.

You can call it your pet cockroach Archy and claim that it jumps up and down to type out messages to an alley cat named Mehitabel, but all that would show is a slightly greater dissocation from reality.

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