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There's been an interesting confluence of events recently surrounding services and taxes.

On one hand, we have large demonstrations across the country decrying taxes as too high. On another hand, we see unrest over programs that people like being reduced.

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This should be obvious, but many people are missing the point that the two appendages work hand-in-hand. In other words, tax dollars pay for stuff we like, and when those tax dollars go away, so does the stuff we like.

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