The Value of Half a Penny

The value of half a penny. If you earn $50,000 a year, would you be willing to allow $70 of your annual federal taxes to be allocated to a program that would re-vitalize our economy and ensure its well-being for the next 20-30 years? If a government-backed initiative that required funding of one half of a penny of every federal tax dollar could create hundreds of thousands of jobs, spawn thousands of new companies, and pump a tremendous amount of money back into our economy, would you support it? If half of cent of the tax money that you are already paying could be diverted from waging war and, instead, was applied to waging progress, would that get your support? What is the value of half a penny? Think of the jobs that this initiative could create:

 

What is the value of half a penny to you?