American economy

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.”
–Abraham Lincoln

These stirring words were spoken by arguably the greatest leader in the history of our nation; a man whose bold thinking incited perhaps the greatest progressive revolution of all time; a man who so cherished the sacred principles of freedom and justice for all, of equal rights for every man, woman and child, he gave his life for that greatest cause.

This Tax Day, our federal government is going to be busy figuring out how to spend the roughly $3 trillion it collected in combined income and payroll taxes. Every year, lawmakers and officials allocate $4.2 trillion in spending money, much of which comes from the taxes collected from individuals and businesses.