Romans regarded their emperors as Gods?
Yes, for the people of the empire, they were Gods.
it was used during wartime or to prepare for war
In the UK it was introduced at the beginning of the 19th century. Without it, we would be living in a far worse environment.
Taxation is the entry fee to a civilised society.
I am simply confident that Jesus did not intend people to point guns at others to help the poor
"Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword."