• The corruption of freedom is in proportion to the moral deterioration of the people. For a people who have lost their sense of self-respect have no need for freedom. And the income tax, by transferring the property of earners to the State, has disintegrated the moral fiber of Americans to such a degree that they do not even recognize the fact.

    Frank Chodorov (2007). “Income Tax: Root of All Evil”, p.75, Ludwig von Mises Institute