My dad was a big critic of capitalism and the government, so when a friend in Pullman, Washington, Ora Mae Orton, suggested I join the League of Women Voters, I thought it would be a good idea.
I learned a lot about government structure, processes, and spending. I even ran for public office in Olympia, Washington. Unfortunately, I didn't win, and so I set about having a career in journalism instead.
Here, for your entertainment on Tax Day are some facts and figures on taxes from WalletHub: