Did You Know ... that the War Revenue Act of 1898, passed to fund American participation in the Spanish-American War, authorized taxes on a wide range of goods and services, including amusements, liquor, tea, tobacco, and (for the first time in U.S. history) telephone calls?
Monday, September 14, 2015
I refuse to post these to the front page of Wikipedia any more. But I will post them here. The article I wrote or assisted with is in bold.