By Jon Coupal, The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
There is no doubt that Americans owe a great deal to ancient Greek civilization that once dominated the Eastern Mediterranean, including the island of Cyprus. It is to them and their experiment with democracy that we can trace the roots of our own democratic institutions.
Of course, a lot can change in 2,500 years and, today, we fear that our leaders may be tempted to follow the modern Greek example of governance and taxation. Greece, itself has become the poster child for overpaying underperforming government workers and for creating an unsustainable entitlement-based society. Sound familiar? Continue reading