by Byrne Hobart
A single letter to the editor in a small Texas town has made it around the country in just a few weeks. Ed Barnett, a typical taxpayer, penned this justified rant to his hometown Wichita Times Record News (I am assuming their archrival is the Wichita Daily Weekly Recorder Courier Journal Democrat-Republican):
I am sorry to inform you that I will not be able to pay taxes owed April 15, but all is not lost.
I have paid these taxes: accounts receivable tax, building permit tax, CDL tax, cigarette tax, corporate income tax, dog licence tax, federal income tax, unemployment tax, gasoline tax, hunting licence tax, fishing licence tax, waterfowl stamp tax, inheritance tax, inventory tax, liquor tax,