Originally Posted by Taco John
Before the income tax, Americans were all living in grass huts and eating rats to survive.
Technically you are correct. There is no comparison in the strength and leadership the US has taken since the income tax. Period end of discussion.
To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.