Is that it's not Constitutional. Look at it closely. It's not levied on income, but rather wealth. It's a direct tax.
Hence, it is a direct tax prohibited by Article 1 of the Constitution, and the 16th Amendment (which authorizes only income taxes) has no bearing on it.
I'll be sitting here with the crickets chirping while I wait for the Senate or courts to figure this out, but it's pretty clear to me. There is no Constitutional authorization for this particular form of class warfare.
A brief note on the local scene - I've not written anything about the local race for house in 41B; initially I'd hoped to get involved in this race but this year life has been far too compl...
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