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Three Cheers for Governor Bobby Jindal’s Plan to Abolish the Income Tax

Guywithaheart Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 10:04 AM
I thought conservatives and libertarians weren't in favor of redistribution? But I guess I was wrong since Mitchell is supporting this scheme to take from the poor and give to the rich.
CombatMissionary Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 1:31 PM
I know, I know, if they raise the sales tax, then that punishes poor families by increasing the cost of commodities. Oh, wait, Jindal's plan DOESN'T RAISE TAXES ON COMMODITIES, AS IT SPECIFICALLY EXEMPTS THEM.

badgerpat Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 11:11 AM
Sales tax, guy. If you buy more, you pay more. More expensive car = more tax. More expensive clothing = more tax. Jewelry = tax. Etc.
badgerpat Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 11:34 AM
Also, where in the article did you see any indication that tax dollars would be given to the rich?
Right Makes Might Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 11:06 AM
You know, it’s easy to stop by, drop a totally illogical claim, and run. Would you care to come back and explain what you mean?
Tired in Texas Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 10:32 AM
Redistribution is taking money from a worker's paycheck and giving it to someone who is too lazy to get off their fat a$$ to earn their own paycheck. By eliminating the state income tax, the worker actually gets to keep more of the money he earned. What a concept!

Two months ago exactly, I appeared on TV to talk about the concept of eliminating the personal and corporate income tax in Louisiana.

Now Governor Jindal has unveiled a specific proposal.

The plan will eliminate two major tax types: personal income tax and corporate income and franchise tax. Eliminating income taxes in a revenue-neutral manner and improving sales tax administration will dramatically simplify Louisiana’s tax system and reduce administrative problems for families and small businesses. The effective start date of the program is January 1, 2014. …The plan will ensure revenue neutrality by…[b]roadening the state sales tax base and...

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