Video of the day

Just listened to a recent Planet Money history of the income tax (sadly, they ignore the role of prohibitionists in pushing the Income tax– they knew they would need to replace the revenue from alcohol if we outlawed it), but still pretty cool.  They played a bit of this amazing 1943 government income tax propaganda film featuring Donald Duck:

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About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

One Response to Video of the day

  1. Deborah Ferry says:

    George W. should have watched this before he slashed income taxes for the rich while fighting two wars. The cartoon is at a level that maybe even he could understand.

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