Godfather Politics When John Harrison was a senior at Druid Hills High School in DeKalb County, a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, he was miffed when he was rebuffed by parents at a private school when they refused to purchase a discount coupon for Dominoâ€™s Pizza. The money was to go to his public schoolâ€™s art program. They told him, â€œWe already contribute through taxes, and we pay for our children to go to school, so why donâ€™t you hit up your own parents?â€ A little harsh, if it was really said that way, but right on the money nevertheless. Ann Coulter couldnâ€™t have said it any better.
Young Mr. Harrison was â€œshocked and appalledâ€ at the curt response he received. Well, I was shocked and appalled, but not surprised, at what I read next from the naÃ¯ve public school senior who doesnâ€™t own a home or pay very much in taxes and is on the domestic dole of his parents:
Paying taxes is a civic duty, and these people were arrogant enough to view their taxes as a contribution, not a responsibility.
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