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Flat Tax or Fair Tax?

Jeff_Georgia Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 2:46 PM
A consumption tax would at least give us taxpayer a method to pay less federal taxes other than earn less money. Buy that $20k car rather than the $35k car, for example.

I’m at Hillsdale College in Michigan for a conference on taxation. The event is called “The Federal Income Tax: A Centenary Consideration,” though I would have called it something like “100 Years of Misery from the IRS.”

I’m glad to be here, both because Hillsdale proudly refuses to take government money (which would mean being ensnared by government rules) and also because I’ve heard superb speeches by scholars such as Amity Shlaes (author of The Forgotten Man, as well as a

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