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View Diary: Paying Taxes Is Patriotic (92 comments)

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    The US was in a war - and needed the money to fight the war.   And the war was putting people back to work.  So you pitch taxes to what is going on at the time.  Notice they do spend a fair bit on how the money is going to factories, ie paying normal Americans' salaries.  To pitch paying taxes and not discuss the single most obvious thing the US government was doing at the time would have been dadist in the extreme

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