A common refrain that you hear from people arguing against the increase (or mere existence) of a Capital Gains tax is that it constitutes “double taxation” - that money is taxed twice, once as income when it is earned, and again as investment gains after it is invested. This argument is so absurd that it causes me actual physical pain to hear it. Money that you earn is taxed at an...
Person: You know who you remind me of?
Me: Brad Pitt? I guess I can see that. Thanks!