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Subject:  Re: Trump's Tax Plan Date:  5/4/2017  9:20 AM
Author:  JLC Number:  125882 of 131768

Personally I think having a progressive tax system as we do (or even more progressive) is appropriate/desirable. I see it as the American version of "noblesse oblige"

To a certain extent I agree with the "noblesse oblige" idea. However, I disagree with your preferred method of execution. Noblesse oblige is the inferred responsibility to act with generosity, a willful and voluntary act. Paying a tax is neither. While God loves a cheerful giver, the government doesn't care.

JLC
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