Recent comments by: dabbles
The principle and practice of 'levies' differ in no whit from the rip-off called 'Taxation' generally.
It's also the principle and practice employed by standover goons of the Mafia and others of the same ilk.--->
"Give us your money or we'll hurt you."
....and it's a principle and practice invented by Moses, who needed the support of the murderous goons known as Levites in order to impose his own ambitions (Hence the word 'Levy'.
The only people who favour 'taxation' by whatever name are politicians, bureaucrats and other dole-bludgers.