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Forum Post: I too want freedom!

Posted 11 years ago on Nov. 18, 2011, 2:21 p.m. EST by discojockey (2) from Montclair, NJ
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I see a lot of posts about freedom. How about the freedom for the governments (Federal / State / Local) not to take 48.4% of my salary. If I earned my money, why am I forced to give so much of it away. Why should I pay such a lopsided portion to fund the government? Just because I make more money than others? Is that fair? Is it my job to provide for others of my own hard work, sweat equity and smart fiscal decisions just so they can not work, play video games, claim unemployment and welfare benefits yet not pay a single dime back to the government. Where is my freedom not to pay for everyone else?



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[-] 1 points by discojockey (2) from Montclair, NJ 11 years ago

Exactly the point. Why work when you can get the 1% to support you. Sad part is, there are people out there that would rather get paid by the man and not work then pay there fair share to support this country. Personally, I would much rather put money in my account, food on the table and shelter my family through dollars earned not given. But maybe that's just a pride thing and I need to get over that.

[-] 1 points by jimmycrackerson (940) from Blackfoot, ID 11 years ago

You're free to quit your job anytime you want.