To mark Tax Day 2008, Dr. Edward Hudgins spoke on the civil war created by our moral monstrosity of a tax system ta a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., sponsored by Americans for Tax Reform. Other speakers included Rep. Pauil Ryan (R-WI), Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), and Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA). You can read the text below or watch Ed on YouTube at


Edward Hudgins

About The Author:

Edward Hudgins is the former director of advocacy for The Atlas Society, the author of numerous Atlas Society commentaries, and the editor of several books on politics and government policy. He is now research director for the Heartland Institute. He has also worked at the Heritage Foundation, Cato Institute, and Joint Economic Committee of Congress.