Topic: Tax Freedom Day
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July 4th is upon us, complete with fireworks and celebratory picnics in honor of America's independence. Also in honor of American independence, the Reformed Broker has forwarded along some lovely tax facts. Enjoy!
Commemorating a day to call attention to a political cause has long been a tactic of liberals and those further out on the left. For instance, there's Labor Day, Martin Luther King Day, Earth Day, Gay Pride Day, May Day, and so on. Conservatives, by contrast, have largely stuck to fighting battles over the "true meaning" of traditional holidays observed by people of all political stripes, such as Christmas, Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July. Still, conservatives have tried to come up with holidays to tout, with varying degrees of success. Here are our top five: