Lee W. Olson feels enslaved by having to pay taxes — especially those that go to pay for public education.
Taking action to end slavery, he filed three citizen initiatives with the Attorney General of the State of California. His “California Freedom from Slavery Act” initiative would end state and local taxes after 55-years of age. The “California Parental Rights Act of 2018” puts parents in charge of education standards. And the “California Education Tax Relief Act” exempts people with no children in public schools from paying taxes to support public schools.
Perhaps Olson would be better served to find another metaphor than slavery. People from a legacy of slavery might be a little offended by the whining of a well-off white man. However, he is persistent. In 2009, he filed three similar ballot initiatives addressing the same principles, if you can call them that. [Read more…]