Rachel Maddow on MSNBC released two pages of Donald Trump’s 2005 tax forms last night. The forms show that president Trump paid a higher rate in 2005 than Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders did in 2014 (13% effective tax rate).
Is the U.S. tax system fair? Are the rich paying too little or too much? What about the middle and lower class? New York Times bestselling author Amity Shlaes answers these questions, and offers a tax solution that most Americans could get on board with.
As Law Newz points out, the New York Times recently published Donald Trump’s tax returns without his “affirmative authorization” as required by law and very likely a criminal act.
In the video above, Milton Friedman discusses the fallacy of doing good with other people’s money. He also explains how that means that the welfare state at its core is a philosophy of violence and coercion.