Of course, they would never state that plan, because many Americans would recoil from it. However, the plan has been largely accepted in many parts of the world, even if the folks enduring it don’t exactly realize what the deuce is going on.
That process is well underway.
German workers in Munich pay 8 percent of their income in local taxes. Then Berlin comes in for its piece: 12 percent “health” tax for government run medical care, 19 percent value added tax (VAT) on just about everything you buy, and an income tax that ranges from 14 to 45 percent of your gross wages.