Oppressive taxation for thee but not for me

Elites are continuously engaged in a campaign to grow government to mammoth proportions, piling regulation and taxation upon our backs.  We pay for their schemes, their wars, we bear the burden of the “regulation” they impose on the economy, and all the while they rake in the money and power.  But once they get all that money, they hide it via some obscure Caribbean firm, never to be seen again.  Again, there is nothing wrong with building a fortune in the open market, and wanting to keep that money.  What I find criminal are the fortunes built by destroying competitors through oppressive regulation, as well as all the other ways in which the Political Class funnels wealth away from the creators of that wealth. For more, read this piece from The Intercept.