How Goes the Whiskey Rebellion?

Nobody asked but …

One of the negative consequences of collective action is that the desire for free lunch must collide with T.A.N.S.T.A.A.F.L. – There Ain’t No Such Thing as a Free Lunch. The Hamiltonian solution is taxes, which must be taken, even if violence is necessary, even if killing is necessary. The modern American solution is funny money plus the Hamiltonian approach.  The current multi-trillion dollar hole that our government has put us in is a direct descendant of the Whiskey Rebellion.

Kilgore Forelle

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