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    recoup the dollars via taxes is to keep the money moving, in the current, so to speak. "Revenue" refers to something coming back. If the money doesn't come back because it's being hoarded some place, then the Treasury keeps having to issue more. That's both inefficient and it destroys money's usefulness as an accurate measure of relative value.

    We organize governments to deliver services and prevent abuse.

    by hannah on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 01:30:19 AM PDT

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