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  •  The purpose of taxation is to keep the (0+ / 0-)

    currency moving through the economy. Think of it as recycling, which is more efficient than making new.

    What's a dollar worth? Nothing, unless it is spent. For that matter, dollars are merely certified IOUs. A certified debt is like a certified letter. The certification is a testament that a debt is real and that a letter was sent. Or we could say that a dollar is a witness to an obligation, much as a minister is a witness to a marriage contract.

    We organize governments to deliver services and prevent abuse.

    by hannah on Mon May 06, 2013 at 02:25:39 PM PDT

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