The Corner

Tax Freedom Day

Income Tax Day may have been last week, but tomorrow is Tax Freedom Day, as calculated by the Tax Foundation — i.e., “the day on which Americans have earned enough money to pay all their federal, state, and local taxes for the year.”

For wonks, here’s the report. For the rest of us, here’s the super-cool YouTube video. I dare you to watch it without laughing.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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