Having visited with hundreds, perhaps thousands, regarding taxation as well as being a preacher and speaker internationally, I have observed literally thousands of individual’s responses to taxation. Very few like paying taxes, most of us would like to lower our own taxes, and the majority tend to view favorably—whether consciously or subconsciously—plans that tax others while overlooking us or even lowering our taxes.
Because the percentage of the general public who own corporations is quite small it is easy to sell the public on taxing the rich corporations, thus allowing individuals to enjoy the benefits of bloated government without paying for it. Politicians have learned that the fastest way to raise tax revenues without infuriating the populace is to increase “Corporate Taxes.” Unfortunately, few people comprehend the Corporate Tax shell game.
Corporations do not pay taxes.
While our government’s decision to become militarily involved in Syria’s rebellion is all in the news and distracting everyone from our problems here at home, it is difficult to visit objectively about the topic. As it appears the momentum for such action might be tapering off, perhaps we can have a conversation about the underlying principles involved. In my estimation, there is one series of questions about such military action I have not heard anyone ask the President? (these would have also been relevant regarding Egypt and Libya and numerous other internal national conflicts we have initiated or supported)
The first and most important question to be asked, but which is avoided by the media, is:
Jack was raised in a Christian home where he spent his youth preparing to preach God’s word. First published at thirteen, writing and speaking became Jack’s passions. Whether through newspaper columns, magazine articles, radio broadcasts or public speaking engagements, Jack continues to share his heart with his readers. His life’s motto: To Know God, and To Show Him To Others.