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Estate Tax

You know what? I’m gonna go out on a limb and say that I agree with Craig Westover on this one. The way he says it is a little more conspirational than it probably deserves, but, really, what valid reasoning is there for the estate tax? With no estate tax, those that receive inheritance will still continue paying taxes at a progressive level. In a country that claims to value liberty, how can we suggest that money should be taxed simply because it is passing down to the next generation?