According to published reports, some militia activists reject federal and state authority, refuse to pay taxes, use Social Security numbers or license their cars - positions, say some, akin the Republican antitax
The Bureau of Internal Revenue reported a jump in tax collection in January from a year ago as it sustained an antitax
evasion campaign that was aggressive enough to antagonize certain sectors.
* A very large majority (70 per cent--statement 2) also agreed with the small government antitax
ideology effectively promoted by Vander Zalm.
Hacker and Pierson illustrate the analysis with a case study of the development of tax policy--and of the notably successful antitax
coalition led by Grover Norquist and Americans for Tax Reform--from the 1970s to the present.
That prediction is vindicated in our actual process in which environmental and consumer groups are dwarfed by industry trade associations, individual corporate lobbying, and the general probusiness and antitax
In recent years several national antitax
, anti-government organizations have come to view state policy, particularly ballot measures, as a promising way to achieve their aims.
At the first antitax
Tea Parties in February, some of the conservative malcontents who took to their city parks and traffic intersections to protest President Barack Obama's policies waved placards they'd designed that morning: "Atlas is Shrugging" and "Who is John Galt?" They were making reference to Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand's 1957 novel, in which productive members of society rebel and retreat from the economy, leaving the "looters" to reap what their high taxes and regulation had sown.
"I think he's become the heir apparent to lead the Republican Study Committee," the antitax
, anti-spending caucus founded in 1973 by then-insurgent proto-Reaganite Republicans.
In 1978, the Supreme Court agreed with corporations claiming that the state could not limit their political spending in an antitax
21 Register-Guard article titled "School districts sit tight as antitax
forces get to work" makes it appear that the only ones hurt by the tax referendum will be the schools.
Ted Costa, a longtime antitax
activist and a veteran of the Proposition 13 campaign, launched the recall barely three months after Davis's re-election last year.
sentiment--reflected in questions about "high taxes," "tax breaks for business," and "tax cuts"--is roughly constant throughout the income distribution.