I hate taxes, but I pay them anyway. And, no, I don't get back all my taxes I pay in. like most of the American public. Think long and hard about what your taxes go to, then think about those things not being available to you.
Now I understand Politics! When top level people look down, they see only poop-heads; When the bottom level people look up, they see only assholes. You will Never see another Flow Chart that describes politics so clearly.