Yes, I think we are on the same page. Funding the government is, of course, a complicated issue. If I understand you correctly I think you’re talking about just printing the money you need. Maybe I’ve misunderstood. If so, can you clarify your proposal forme?

But if the plan is just to print more money then I’m not comfortable with doing too much of that as the system will very soon react with compensating inflation. Essentially, the supply of money has to remain reasonably commensurate with the supply of wealth and the size of the population. If it doesn’t then what assets there are will just suck up the extra money by costing more each.

I did propose a different tax system that has no income taxes at all in my article: Replacing The Income Tax With A Different Tax System That Is Fairer, Simpler & Less Painful

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