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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thank You For Paying Your Taxes, Saving Lives

Today I am turning my column over to Keira Scholz, a 23-year-old married mother of a 15-month-old son, who recently wrote a thank you note to American taxpayers on her blog. Keira describes — better than any columnist could — how paying taxes toward America’s social safety net makes this a great, generous nation that wisely invests in the next generation. With her permission, I’ve condensed and adapted her note (you can find the full post at, but otherwise I’ll let Keira do the talking:

Dear American Taxpayers,