Appleton Concerned Taxpayers (ACT) is an independent, non-partisan citizen’s advocacy group committed to promoting lower taxes and efficient governance for the city of Appleton. Our goal is to be a trusted and visible source of information for taxpayers about local government financial issues and local government performance.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
- Margaret Thatcher
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”
― Benjamin Franklin
“Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”
― Thomas Jefferson
“Even taxpayers have rights!”
― Beric J. Croome
“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.”
― Frédéric Bastiat
“We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.”
― Winston S. Churchill
“There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him.” ― Robert A. Heinlein
“One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.”
― Ron Paul