Rosie talks about his recent trip to Europe.
Dr. Dean. Historian at Grand Canyon University, talks about the history and development of the income tax in the Progressive Era of the United States from late 1800s to early 1900s.
How the government funded itself before personal income taxes. Did we invent it?
President Lincoln started the first income tax to fund the Civil War.
What was the unique criteria for being a progressive?
Progressives were upper class, smart thinkers than came up with an income tax to help make practical decisions to practical problems. Graft, corruption, and safety standards.