Right vs. Left doesn't matter here.
Governments have both hands in our pockets.
Upvoat and DESTROY pro-tax arguments
When you silence opposition you silence debate. This is counter-productive.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root, and it may be that he who bestows the largest amount of money on the needy is doing the most by his mode of life to produce that misery which he strives in vain to relieve.
We need to understand the more government spends, the more freedom is lost...Instead of simply debating spending levels, we ought to be debating whether the departments, agencies, and programs funded by the budget should exist at all.
The recognition of the insuperable limits to his knowledge ought indeed to teach the student of society a lesson of humility which should guard him against becoming an accomplice in men's fatal striving to control society — a striving which makes him not only a tyrant over his fellows, but which may well make him the destroyer of a civilization which no brain has designed but which has grown from the free efforts of millions of individuals.
—F. A. Hayek
If taxation without consent is not robbery, then any band of robbers have only to declare themselves a government, and all their robberies are legalized
— Lysander Spooner
The government itself is a violent exploitation of the weak by the strong. The system itself is the problem and the object of government is not to benefit the people; but to control and plunder them. There is no ruler who can compare in virtue with a condition of non-rule.
— Pao Ching-yen
Act for the people’s benefit. Trust them; leave them alone.
Stop trying to control. Let go of fixed plans and concepts, and the world will govern itself.
Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.
— Lao Tzu
Taxed to Death RIP
History of Tax Resistance