Although America is supposedly living beyond the budget, there are Americans that could feed, house and educate cities-millions for a generation without exhausting their capital.
Seems to me there's an escape clause in every tax law to date. But, a new way to get the superrich untaxables would be a Wealth And Assets Tax!
Citizens only pay on what they acknowledge owning - start at one percent.
Anything not acknowledged becomes the peoples, anything significantly disputed might be auctioned or purchasable?
Might help balance the budget - and pay the interest on borrowings instead of default.