Watch this video about taxes and consider the following questions.

How long have taxes been around?

How have taxes been used in the past?

What are income and property taxes and what do they support?

Why do you think that some taxes are specifically geared toward specific services?

Why not just collect payment as specific individuals use specific services?

Should the poor and needy be expected to pay for their own services?

"Taxes. The price we charge ourselves for maintaining our quality of life in this country," what does that really mean?