It all started with some memes. David and Peter Gay have been involved in fundraising for worthy campaigns in need for nearly a decade. By harnessing the power of social media, they have been able to champion causes and fully fund countless crowdfunding campaigns.
Happy rich people will tell you ‘money can’t buy happiness’. Most people struggling financially would strongly disagree with that statement. Of course, you have bills to pay and mouths to feed. Money will make the source of your misery disappear, allowing you to be happier. How could anyone say that money can’t buy happiness when it easily cures so much misery?
Legislation proposed by three Republican Representatives would begin the immensely important process of eliminating mandatory taxation. Three years after The Liberty Block originally published an article calling for legislation to make taxation voluntary, Representative Julius Soti of Windham has finally taken the idea from theory to a real-life bill. Representatives Yakubovich and Warden have signed onto HB1189 as co-sponsors.
Elon Musk sold all of his stocks and other investments. The unprecedented sell-off of 22% of total stocks caused Tesla to crash and go bankrupt. The company no longer exists, and its 70,000 workers are all now unemployed. SpaceX also went under, because he was a 48% shareholder in that, too.
“The bottom 99 percent paid 7.2% of their total wealth in taxes last year. But the top one-tenth of one percent—the top millionaires and billionaires—paid 3.2%. Less than half as much. That’s not right. And that’s one reason why it’s time for a #WealthTax in America.”
In the 1700s, the United States of America separated from Britain. In the 1800s, slavery was outlawed. In the 1900s, women were granted the right to vote. In the 2000s, could mandatory taxation be abolished?