For April 15: The Bloodthirstiest Donald Duck Video Ever Urges You To Pay Your Taxes

Keep Houston Press Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

Last year on April 15, we offered you the

five best tax-related movies

. This year we need only offer one.

A violence-filled, stereotype-strewn wonder from Donald Duck, urging all Americans to "Pay your taxes to bury the Axis."

Politicians today would give their left arm to be able to use one of the lines here: "Thanks to Hitler and Hirohito, taxes are higher than ever!" ("Hey, don't blame me!!")

There's a stingy Scotsman and a spendthrift zoot-suited party boy who tires to lure Donald into a bar whose swinging doors turn into a swastika.

And then, just for grins, there's lots of shots of your tax dollars killing and maiming those unfortunate enough to take on America's tax-derived might.

What better way to kick off April 15?

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.