The easing in our tax burden by the recent passage of the tax bill, still ignores the systemic basis of our dilemma. The casual manner by which it has been accepted by the public just goes to illustrate how deep and profound the distortion in public financing has become. All of us know people who don't object to the amount of taxes they are paying at all levels of government. Some even think that higher revenue should be extracted from the public. How did we get into this time warp that has shades of the Twilight Zone written all over it?
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