*Daddy paid $5 for an average field hand per day and $6 for the best around 1961. I received $6, so I was kidded that I was only worth $5, but since I was Dr. T's son, I got $6!:) $5 then is worth $391936. Migrant peafield workers on the road in California.Migrant field hands typically made *two to two and a half dollars a day, about forty bucks in 2013 dollars. Said another way, a family of four able hands made around eight hundred dollars, equivalent, for five day's work.
and $6 = $47 today.
The notion that the government is entitled to a certain portion of your wages before you even receive your paycheck is a direct contradiction of the most basic tenet of liberty: private property. It is no exaggeration to say that once Congress was granted the power to levy an unlimited tax upon incomes, its members assumed the power to render every American under absolute tyranny, says Todd Keister in this article, The : Destroying Liberty Since before You Were Born, at American Thinker.
Bystander in Chief Obama - His brief legislative career was about voting "present" because he prefers to be absent when accountability knocks... He reemerges only after the shooting stops and the smoke clears: gnosis personified, here to diagnose our failings. He is not a commander-in-chief for the battle but the armchair general of the post mortem.
In the end, the Soviet economy was so utterly fraudulent that the final breakdown of the system came as a complete surprise to many in political and economic fields of the era. This is what happens when governments control all source data for financial statistics; transparency dies and collapse creeps in.