Society has a just claim on these fortunes. The facts are clear: The estate tax raises substantial revenue from those with the capacity to pay it.
"Senate’s Baucus Seeks Temporary Extension of Estate Tax in 2010", Bloomberg, December 15, 2009,
"The social system of private property and limited government is the only system that tends to debarbarize all those who have the innate capacity to acquire personal culture." ~Ludwig von Mises