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The Sales Tax: History of a Dumb Idea

Commercial-capitalist civilization has progressed in step with people‚Äôs success in fending off sales taxes in their various guises. We might begin with The Enlightenment, late 18th Century, with its epicenter in Versailles. At the core were the philosophes; at their core were les √©conomistes, or Physiocrats; and at their core was the physician from . . . → Read More: The Sales Tax: History of a Dumb Idea