By R. J. Rushdoony, Otto Scott, Douglas Murray, Mark Rushdoony
March 02, 1994


No country has ever had a civil government that has been able to restrain itself indefinitely from over taxing the people. This is why the history of countries is a history of the rise and fall of various forms of government, of various regimes, of bloody riots and mass disturbances for the simple reason that taxes have become so confiscatory that the people finally rebel.