When I pay my taxes, I don't usually say thanks to the tax collector, but maybe I should. I live in the most amazing country in the world, where a public education is provided for all. Where firemen come when a house or building are burning or maybe my pootie is caught in a tree. Where the police will protect and the court will serve justice for me. Where brave men and women put their lives on the line to defend and protect me. I know I can count on all of this because of my taxes.
Roads and bridges are built and maintained with my taxes. American waterways are maintained and kept safe by our Coast Guard, paid with my taxes. Federal and State forests and parks are purchased, manned and maintained because I pay my taxes. I can retire with dignity when the time comes because I pay my taxes.
Yes, I love this amazing country and now that I think of it, I'll have to agree with VP Biden, it is Patriotic to pay my taxes. So thanks Mr. Taxman, for collecting and distributing my taxes.