Wow, You Could Have Knocked Me Over With A Feather.

This is something I haven’t heard all day on every newscast on CBC. Yesterday’s widely reported Fraser Institute claim that taxes have gone up a zillion kajillion times by 1,624% over the past year half century is apparently wrong! No! (

In the spirit of honest research in the public interest, I present the following crappy graph of how this might have happened and the resulting impact on public policy.

If you have a better analysis you’d like to pull out of your ass and share with us, please post your link in the comments.

(Special, special thanks to Crappy Graphs!)

Author: Carle Steel

Carle Steel was a simple moisture farmer on a barren, sun-baked world who, through fate and destiny, brought the mighty Galactic Empire to its knees. She likes cats, bats, mice and you.