Thank you for proving the point.
How so? Or is your point that implementing progressive taxation for the purpose of helping all members of society have opportunities available to them is even comparable to illegally seizing private property for merely speaking against corruption? If so, then yes, your point was proven to be as callous and hollow as one might initially have guessed.
"Floggings will continue until morale improves." -- anonymous flyer being distributed at Exxon USA