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The Surprisingly Entertaining History Of The Income Tax

It includes multiple wars, a Supreme Court justice on his deathbed, and Donald Duck.

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A tax proposal on the table in Massachusetts could discourage sugar consumption a bit by making sugary foods more expensive. Umberto Salvagnin/Flickr hide caption

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Do The Rich Flee High-Tax States?

The question is being debated in state capitals around the country. But when you look at the data, the answer is clear.

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