Why We Need Taxes

This article makes some very good points about the necessity of the tax system in order to enjoy the benefits of a civilized, free society. It drives our education, justice system, and military. It is also far from perfect, and this article’s author does not try to excuse its wrongdoings. But regardless of your personal slant on the tax system, be it more of a socialist or conservative view, the things discussed here are very relevant to all.

Don’t Like Taxes? Consider the Alternative

Published: February 10, 2008

Though people exaggerate many negatives about taxes, I am more concerned about how we ignore the positives. Indeed, taxes buy us the free society we cherish.