“Americans will spend more this year per capita on taxes than on food ($2,693), clothing ($1,404) and shelter ($5,833) combined. The single highest spending item is federal taxes, at $7,026 … Arizonans’ per-capita bite is $9,041, a combination of federal and state taxes.”—Sara Hammond, The Arizona Daily Star, Sept. 19, 1999.(via philosophicalconservatism)
Oh but we need to save the immigrant children! What’s a couple extra billion amongst tax payers?