A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from February 12, 2024
“If you want higher taxes, you’re not Robin Hood. You’re Prince John”

Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw against taxes. The Sheriff and Prince John are historical figures for taxes.
     
“If you want higher taxes, you ain’t Robin Hood. You’re the sheriff” was posted on X/Twitter by Tim Beil on July 15, 2015. “If you want higher taxes you ain’t Robin Hood. You’re the sheriff” (shown on an image) was posted on X/Twitter by Edward McGrath on September 26, 2015.
   
“RT steve0423: If you want higher taxes you’re not Robin Hood, you’re prince John!!” was posted on X/Twitter by Mike Vee on August 30, 2015. “IF YOU WANT HIGHER TAXES, YOU’RE NOT ROBIN HOOD. YOU"RE PRINCE JOHN” (shown on an image) was posted on X/Twitter by Old Whig on August 31, 2015.
 
     
Wikipedia: Robin Hood
Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature, theatre, and cinema. According to legend, he was a highly skilled archer and swordsman. In some versions of the legend, he is depicted as being of noble birth, and in modern retellings he is sometimes depicted as having fought in the Crusades before returning to England to find his lands taken by the Sheriff. In the oldest known versions, he is instead a member of the yeoman class.  (...) The Sheriff is often depicted as assisting Prince John in usurping the rightful but absent King Richard, to whom Robin Hood remains loyal.
     
X/Twitter
Tim Beil
@timbeil
“If you want higher taxes, you ain’t Robin Hood.
You’re the sheriff.”
10:17 AM · Jul 15, 2015
 
X/Twitter
Mike Vee
@MikeVee5
RT steve0423: If you want higher taxes you’re not Robin Hood, you’re prince John!! #tcot #RedNationRising … http://ift.tt/1LAZ5Qy
10:40 PM · Aug 30, 2015
   
X/Twitter
Old Whig. 🇺🇲🇸🇪🇫🇮🇪🇪🇦🇹
@aClassicLiberal
“If you want higher taxes, you’re not Robin Hood. You’re Prince John.” via @RebeccaWUvell
ping @FriedrichHayek
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
IF YOU WANT HIGHER TAXES,
YOU’RE NOT ROBIN HOOD
YOU"RE PRINCE JOHN
4:13 PM · Aug 31, 2015
   
X/Twitter
max
@maxoweinstock
Att man har sett två olika bilder med orden “If you want higher taxes you’re not Robin Hood. You’re Prince John”. Plz, bra argument.
5:04 PM · Sep 1, 2015
         
X/Twitter
Edward McGrath
@edmcgrath
If You want higher taxes you ain’t Robin Hood, You’re…
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
If you want higher
taxes you ain’t Robin
Hood
You’re the sheriff.
@LosAngelies
2:26 PM · Sep 26, 2015
 
Facebook
Antony Millard
September 29, 2015 at 4:30 AM ·
“If you want higher taxes you ain’t Robin Hood, you’re the Sheriff.”
 
X/Twitter
Jason Trost
@doggydaddy70
If you want higher taxes, you’re not Robin Hood, you’re Prince John
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
IF YOU WANT HIGHER TAXES,
YOU’RE NOT ROBIN HOOD
YOU"RE PRINCE JOHN
11:30 PM · Oct 6, 2015
   
X/Twitter
Eric Johnson
@itsEric
RT @PoliticalLaughs: If You Want Higher Taxes, You’re Not Robin Hood—You’re Prince John ⇒ http://political-humor.org/if-you-want-higher-taxes-youre-not-robin-hood-youre-prince-john.shtml
12:49 AM · Nov 29, 2015
     
X/Twitter
Daily Life Lessons
@lifentruth
RT PoliticalLaughs: If you want higher taxes, you ain’t Robin Hood—you’re the Sheriff.
#Bernie #BernieSanders … https://pic.twitter.com/yAIAkPDooj
10:58 AM · Jan 7, 2016
 
X/Twitter
🤖🦉CyberOwl 🦉🤖
@Supreme_Owl_FTW
“If you want higher taxes, you’re not Robin Hood, you’re the Sheriff.”
2:53 AM · Jul 26, 2017
   
X/Twitter
Sam Ferree
@sam_ferree
There needs to be an entire catalog of these with such gems as “if you want higher taxes you’re not Robin Hood, you’re the sheriff”
7:49 PM · Jan 7, 2021
 
X/Twitter
Rothmus 🏴
@Rothmus
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
IF YOU WANT HIGHER TAXES,
YOU’RE NOT ROBIN HOOD
YOU"RE PRINCE JOHN
9:14 AM · Feb 12, 2024

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