Feb. 3: Anniversary of the income tax

February 3, 2013 by History in a Hurry

The income tax: A century of bigger government

by Ryan Ellis

On February 3, 2013, taxpayers will celebrate a very dubious centennial: the 100th anniversary of the Sixteenth Amendment’s ratification. The Sixteenth Amendment gives Congress the power to levy income taxes.

We can derive a couple of lessons from this somber occasion.

Continue reading:

http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/01/the-income-tax-a-century-of-bigger-government/

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