“If history is any guide, chances are that you will.”
Not recent history, as the misguided attempt to impose a Poll tax in the 1980’s and 90’s showed. People simply refused to pay it, and HMG backed down. What are they going to do - lock everyone up?
“To paraphrase Jefferson, when you water the tree of liberty with the blood of tyrants, it also gets watered with the blood of patriots.”
Quite so, which is why I’m not in any hurry to go down that route.
We conservatives have a saying on this side of the pond:
Freedom isn't free.