I have no problem with taxes, honestly. It’s a social equalizer when done correctly, paying for infrastructure such as highway repairs, bridges, power plants and more. At the local level, they pay for fire, police, garbage, water and other important safety nets. The issue right now is that, in my opinion, American taxes are upside down in several ways.
modern politics have become about how to take money away from us, and put it into the hands of the super wealthy