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Flat Tax or Fair Tax?

john303 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 6:31 PM
Not taxing production, savings and investment is what I like most about Fair Tax. Personally I think Fair Tax is the best proposal on the table and believe the Ways and Means Committee should allow it to come to the floor for a vote. I would encourage all citizens to make a study of the Fair Tax. Once they understand it I believe they will demand it! All citizens should weigh in with their representatives on this very important issue. Taxing Income is counterproductive in my view.

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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