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'Bait and Switch' Taxes

I have a selection of additional thoughts on the "Fair Tax" that I would be willing to post if the thread participants think that our further discussion was worthwhile. They're rather long and the word limits could render them awkward or even spam-like for those who don't want to talk about this subject.
We have heard many times from President Barack Obama how he plans to raise taxes on "millionaires and billionaires," but not on the middle class. Apparently, if you don't happen to be a millionaire or billionaire, you don't have to worry.

But the numbers say otherwise -- and say so big time.

The actual tax increase plans being proposed by Obama do not start with people who have an income of a million dollars a year. They start with people with incomes of $250,000 and up.

That is more than most people make, but it...