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To: SeekAndFind

Tariffs, often called customs, were by far the largest source of United States federal revenue from the 1790s to the eve of World War I, when they were surpassed by income taxes.....


12 posted on 10/10/2012 7:13:34 AM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: Red Badger

So, this country survived and even thrived and grew ( and even defeated Spain in a war ) for nearly 150 years without the income tax?

Who woulda imagined ( not even John Lennon could ).


13 posted on 10/10/2012 7:15:33 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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