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Letter: Abominable tax rates for the half who supports the half that doesn't pay taxes

Published: Monday, Jan. 7 2013 12:00 a.m. MST

Bank 2011 tax forms are seen at an H&R Block in Rockville, Md., on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012.

Jacquelyn Martin, ASSOCIATED PRESS

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As a past veteran who has served and very much loves his country, I consider some coming implications in this land to represent an "abomi-nation."

It is unfortunate because roughly half the people who pay no taxes expect to be supported by the roughly half who do pay taxes. This concept is a failing principle.

I think of King Arthur and his beloved Camelot that fell short of their goals. Now, we face a new situation from those who want unfettered spending and big government, whose goals have altered us to become a land of "Taxalot."

Burns Lundgreen

Salt Lake City

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