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Will President Obama Sit Down With Me To Discuss the FairTax?

latebloomer Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 3:08 PM
So the plan must return more, on a percentage basis, to the lower incomes in order to be "fair"? This is the same mindset that describes a tax deduction for a large corporation as a subsidy, and that coined the term "tax expenditure". Not sure you want to follow that road to it's logical conclusion under the FairTax, or any other replacement type reform of the current system. The premises behind that mindset is what got us to where we are today.

When someone says “First Amendment” you immediately think about your right to free speech, or perhaps freedom of religion. The First Amendment actually goes beyond that. For those of you who attended government schools, it’s time for a refresher. Here’s the actual wording:

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

Most people have a handle on the free speech, freedom of religion and...