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1pg: They [economists] all said to tax the owners of the corporations, not the corporations themselves.

I hope they realize that corporations are now people. That means that the owners of the corporations are slave owners. (This gives a different meaning to the term, "stock holder", n'est-ce pas? Perhaps a more accurate term for stock holders would be "chain holders".)

In the pre-Civil War days, slave owners who had too many slaves would rent them out to non-slave owners who needed a little extra help. Some of those rent-a-slaves turned out to be very productive, and made their owners quite a bit of money -- just like corporations today.

Neither the USA nor the Confederate States of America had an income tax, but one wonders: had they had such a tax, would they have taxed the rent-a-slave owners, the slaves themselves, or both?

Loren
(asking the difficult questions)
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