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April 15th, 2015 by Joel Watts

On Tax Day…where your dollar goes


Joel Watts
Watts holds a MA in Theological Studies from United Theological Seminary. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians, as well as seeking an MA in Clinical Mental Health at Adams State University. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).


3 Responses to “On Tax Day…where your dollar goes”
  1. Know More Than I Should says

    The United States’ military budget adds up to MORE than the combined total spent by next eight big spenders on defense. They are: China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, France, United Kingdom (Britain), Germany, Japan, and India.

    Yet, unless one wants to count Granada, the United States military hasn’t won a war in 70 years!

    Despite this, the draft-dodgers and Yellow Elephant Republicans in Congress want to pick a fight with Iran.

    By the way, these are many of the same people that want to bring back child labor, raise the retirement age, and turn Social Security into a slush fund for the wealthy.

  2. Just Sayin' says

    This is only the case if one is an American. A lot of my tax dollars go to, for example, national health insurance.

    • Know More Than I Should says

      Meanwhile, in additions to national and state taxation, Americans have to pay extra if they’re going to have health health insurance.

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