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A Carnival of Taxation
By Robert Higgs
This article appeared in the Winter 1999 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

The American revolutionaries, whose tax burden was almost vanishingly small, complained loudly of taxation without representation. If only they could have foreseen the burden of taxation with representation.



Other Independent Review articles by Robert Higgs
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    Spring 2015   Compassion—a Critical Factor for Attaining and Maintaining a Free Society
    Winter 2015   Tolstoy’s Manifesto on the State, Christian Anarchy, and Pacifism
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Winter 1999

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