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Time for Real Tax Reform – No More Gimmicks!

Grant43 Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 6:54 PM
Fair enough. However, as I understand it, even under Fair Tax legislation, the problem remains that the Feds would continue to have a direct route to the wallets of citizens. This causes all the other perversions including the accumulation and concentration of interest groups in one spot (DC) and subsequent back-door bargaining for other people's money.

As another Tax Day has come and gone, we reflect upon what’s wrong with our tax system and what can be done to fix it. The President’s idea is to use the tax system as a way of dividing classes by income as he did with the Buffett Rule proposal. He knew it was a gimmick, yet he spent days of taxpayer dollars trying to ram through his proposal. Luckily, it was defeated in the Senate earlier this week.

The problem is that an individual tax code with 3.8 million words is too complicated for the average American to...

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