Interesting that if I buy a car from a family member I don't have to pay sales taxes.<quoted text>
Of course you would blame Obama because you're not old enough to remember YOUR argument of double taxation has been around for a VERY LONG time.
I'm sure every dollar you earn has been taxed many multiple times before you got it. So therefore it is double taxation to tax you on it, right? You buy a used car. When it was purchased new sales tax was paid. Now that you are purchasing it, used, you don't have to pay sales tax because sales taxes were already paid on it, right? Assuming of course the sale at new and at used were in the same state. Sold used in another state would be different, right?
No I'm not justifying it. You're just operating on a technicality that thus far hasn't been followed through with yet.
I would suggest you watch the Milton Friedman video on estate taxes.