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The death tax: Cruelty for nothing

Posted: August 7, 2012 at 9:15 am   /   by

A quick followup to a previous post, in which we discuss the cruelty of the death tax . . .

Look at this chart of federal revenues by source:



Say it with me: 0.3 percent. The federal government destroys family businesses . . . prevents men and women from passing on the lifeblood they worked their whole lives to create . . . deeply impacts human lives for the worse . . . for a measly 0.3%.

Boy, you really have to hate the “rich” a lot to support something like that.

Christopher Cook

Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including (now a part of Western Free Press) and He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to
Christopher Cook