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Some things should be Governed by the public interest as a whole body not the individual. Not everything but some things.
The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
I'm a socialist and I do not believe in what you described.
Cause if you did you would support abolishing the income tax altogether.
You would support abolishing the MEDICARE capital gains sur tax.
And would support ABOLISHING the capital gains tax altogether.
We know Sander doesn't support such a thing.
but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
An estimated 45.3% of American households — roughly 77.5 million — will pay no federal individual income tax, according to data for the 2015 tax year from the Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan Washington-based research group. (Note that this does not necessarily mean they won’t owe their states income tax.)
But taxes are in the constitution. Have to pay for the military and such..
Self determine your life all you want. But that doesn't mean you're free to own the entire world for yourself and just say F*ck Everyone else. Are you saying the individual has rights over the public???
Amendment XIV Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
originally posted by: mOjOm
a reply to: neo96
Yeah well when they wrote the GD piece of paper they also didn't consider certain classes of people at all. Nor did they consider Women to be individuals. They considered Wealthy Land holding White Men to be the People with Rights and Liberties and Protections. They and they alone were the Mob ruling over everyone else.
originally posted by: neo96
So rich is the new black ?
So rich is the new women?
So rich is the 'new' native Americans ?
My how things never change from the people saying how 'better' modern society has become.