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

latebloomer Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 3:17 PM
I agree- but, a temporary compromise can move you in the direction necessary and set the stage for a final resolution. Holding out for perfection would only leave us with the miserable system we have now. It worked with the 3/5th compromise in the original document- the same principle can serve is now.

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...