Why Do Governments Levy Taxes?

Answer Governments levy taxes as a means to raise revenue from its citizens in order to pay for various operating expenses. For most governments, taxes are the leading source of revenue.ExpensesMost natio... Read More »

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Why do governments use barcodes?

Barcodes are used for a large number of different activities in today's world. The government uses barcodes for everything from telecommunications to the aerospace industry to the transportation of... Read More »

The Advantages of Civilian Governments?

Civilian governments, as opposed to military governments, are defined by who has the monopoly over state violence--that is, armed forces. In a civilian government associated with liberal democracie... Read More »

Foreign governments, Australian Telcos?

That's the typical logic of some of our Politicians. Don't want our Governments to own utilities, but it is ok for Asian countries to own them, just like our Gas and Electric companies

Can governments create smoking bans?

On One Hand: Governments Have RightsThe 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states that any powers not expressly given to the federal government are left to the states. As long as the federal g... Read More »