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Pay to Caesar, what is Caesar’s

  The Jews were indignantly oppressed by the severe and sometimes illegitimate taxation of the Roman Augustus, but for good reason. The Roman tax code was as complex (if not more complex) than the current American tax is today, with “special taxes” that would be collected, more or less, depending on specific contingencies of the Roman province in which one... Read More

It’s a close one

Most students probably fail to realize how some of the current happenings in Washington may cause us to take a sucker-punch to the wallet; those issues are sometimes overshadowed by the tug-of-war across the aisle and other issues that target larger publics. One such event was the recent “fiscal cliff” debate. Simply put, this “cliff” involved a series of Bush... Read More