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Jindal: Let's Eliminate Louisiana's Income and Corporate Taxes

CombatMissionary Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 2:13 PM
National sales tax: the ultimate in fair taxation. Mark Zuckerberg wants to buy a yacht? Fine and dandy! He pays taxes on it! He wants to build a mansion? He pays taxes on the goods and services used! Not too many rich people ever put their money in their mattress. It's usually invested in infrastructure and jobs to produce more money.

A bold endeavor to be sure, but opponents of the plan ought not sell Bobby Jindal short.  He's already shepherded two sweeping reform packages into state law, he's earned high marks for exhibiting extraordinary leadership during a series of natural disasters along the Gulf Coast, and he was essentially re-elected by acclamation in 2011 -- carrying 66 percent of the vote.  Louisiana's can-do governor has now fixed his sights on uprooting the state's tax code and replacing it with an entirely new system.  Go...