First of all, if you look at children and youngsters playing, you will have
to admit that humans -by evolutionary nature- are selfish creatures. Only
higher thoughts from the cortex, control our most basic egocentric behavior from
|| It is only natural that we do not want to pay more for
something, than what we need to pay. Furthermore, in part due to the selfish tendencies expressed above,
throughout the years we always have had people who do not mind taking advantage
of any opportunity that comes by. Even when -by doing so- they eliminate
that opportunity to somebody else, who they know might be more entitled to it
We all have seen fraud in our welfare system, and the
wasting of tax moneys that we dearly paid.
||Who has not seen a "Eagle Forum" questionnaire ( www.eagleforum.org
) where they ask if you would vote NO on all tax increases.
I am pro balanced budget, therefore, if the question were: vote NO
on a NET tax increase. I
would comply to that! But, nobody who has commonsense
should vote for a candidate that irrationally says NO to every tax increase.
After all, how do we pay for all those things that we have in America, and which
often we give for granted. Right! we pay with our tax money.
But we have to be fair on tax law, because we do not want somebody
wasting the tax money that took hard work for us to earn. This brings
me to my doctrine, which I am going to call the "Tax Doctrine".
|It has to do with getting back money you paid in taxes, but
in the form of "vouchers" (not rebates).|
|It is applicable -in similar fashion- mainly to two socioeconomic
areas : Education, and Health Care.|
|It is also applicable -in a somewhat different way- to two
other areas: Social Security and Investments|
My "Tax Doctrine" has three
postulates, and simply states:
- If your taxes go to support a social
service from which you do not benefit -as much as you feel you could- then
you should be entitled to a "voucher" refund.
- This refund can only be used to 'buy'
a better service
- Although we can always work to
minimize it, there always will be poor and indigents in any
society. The voucher can not return 100%. Supporting these less
fortunate individuals conveys a social cost.
|To see how this doctrine is applicable to Education
and Health Care, please click the "vouchers" button
|To see it applied to Social Security and Investments,
click on "investments".|