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Liberals Should be Protesting About Taxes…Not Trump’s Tax Returns

Gary DeMar
Written by Gary DeMar

Some mad-cap leftists are protesting to force Pres. Trump (that sounds so much better than what could have been – Pres. Hillary Clinton) to release his tax forms. The no longer funny Sarah Silverman got into the act over the weekend at an anti-Trump rally:

“Show us your f*cking taxes, you emotional child.”

She, the true emotional child, went on to say, “I was raised to know that it’s an honor to pay taxes and it’s important to pay taxes. It’s part of being an American citizen, and helping each other.”

Silverman may have been raised that way, but it neither makes what she says about paying taxes right nor constitutional. Where is it formally written that it’s an “honor to pay taxes”? There is no honor in being forced to pay taxes for unconstitutional programs like killing preborn babies. In fact, it’s an honor and duty to do whatever we can to stop these types of taxes and the unconstitutional and immoral programs they fund.

Silverman needs a history lesson. It wasn’t that long ago that people protested the Vietnam War by refusing to pay taxes. If it’s an honor to pay taxes, maybe it’s time for Silverman to talk to these folks:

“Some Americans are reportedly planning to withhold their federal tax payments in protest of President Donald Trump’s policy agenda.

“Their reasons include adamant opposition to the president’s proposed Mexican border wall along with fears that their federal tax dollars will contribute to the ‘destruction of the environment’ and an expansion of the country’s nuclear arsenal, according to a number of interviews conducted by the Guardian.

“High-profile names like Mia Farrow and Gloria Steinem have voiced their support for the tax resistance. Citing her 1968 tax protest of the Vietnam War, Steinem told the Guardian that she’s ‘going to do this again by sending what I think should go to Planned Parenthood, deducting it from my Federal IRS return, and including a letter saying so.’”

California is said to be considering to become an “organized non-payer” state. There’s no hypocrisy among leftists when they refuse to pay taxes because leftist causes are always the right causes.

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