No taxes pledge is legally binding, taken before taking Oath; no Taxes even to rebuild a Burnt-down D.C +
Pledge is Republican Brand; “immutable covenant “ disallows upholding Oath + Only God has Authority/The Constitution is Divine=Taking Pledge makes Oath of Office Meaningless, Pledge is Treasonous Blasphemy.
P.S.- Tea Party Christian Libertarians: Will you ever address this fundamental question of your philosophy? And: once America defaults, how we we fund a peaceful transfer of power? Starting to see the problem with your hollow juvenile fascist distorted hostage-taking coercive un-constitutional-as-applied philosophy? One last point for now: One problem the pledge cannot fix becomes apparent the longer one considers the impact and the goal: once all tax rates reach zero, a flat tax (as is commonly proposed in place of income, estate and other taxes by libertarians) would not- could not- be enacted, voted upon, or even proposed because that would be in violation of the pledge. America needs and deserves better than a soft dominionist-style theonomy. Please, do respond...
"the right to vote upon taxes imposed upon us is deeply rooted in our Constitution"
This too needs to be addressed. The pledge forbade elected legislators from bringing a vote to the people of California-Norquist determined and enforced that a vote on taxes is an effort to raise taxes is a violation of a legally binding contract...You can't truly support these two opposite positions in light of these facts...unless you acknowledge the light, you will remain in the dark. Don't you see? Ok. Now I'm done. Please, tea party Christian libertarians....any polite answer with intent to discuss will be met with conversation absent vitriol....otherwise...