In case you didn’t know, tariffs made up 95% of the US government’s revenue until 1913, at which point they switched to gaining money through taxing you. It's no coincidence that this isn't taught in schools.

The tariff history of the United States spans from colonial times to present. The first tariff law passed by the U.S. Congress, acting under the then recently ratified Constitution, was the Tariff of 1789. Its purpose was to generate … Read more