A Taxing Explanation (August 22, 2011)
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R “We paid no taxes and ate one meal every three days.”
L “I like the no taxes part.”
R “We didn’t pay taxes because we didn’t have income.”
L “I don’t like the no income part.”
R “Then during the Eisenhower administration – he was a Republican – taxes were as high as ninety percent.”
L “Taxes shouldn’t be even ten percent.”
R “We paid beaucoup taxes and ate three meals every day.”
L “I don’t like the taxes part.”
R “An empty stomach can fill the brain. I learned a simple lesson in life. If you get to pay taxes, you get to eat.”
L “You WHAT?”
R “When I get up in the morning, my consuming ambition is to find a way to pay taxes so that I can break my fast.”
L “YOU WHAT?”
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