[Cc'ed A. and T.]
Sorry for all the political notes lately, but I'm kind of catching up. Anyway, this article was fascinating to me. "No matter what the tax rates have been, in postwar America tax revenues have remained at about 19.5% of GDP." Look at the graph.
Hauser's Law. I did some quick checking on this and in fact this datum doesn't seem to be widely known, much less controversial. Wiggy.
"The presentation or 'gift' of the Holy Ghost simply confers upon a man the right to receive at any time, when he is worthy of it and desires it, the power and light of truth of the Holy Ghost, although he may often be left to his own spirit and judgment." --Joseph F. Smith (manual, p. 69)
Be pretty if you are,
Be witty if you can,
But be cheerful if it kills you.