A bold endeavor to be sure, but opponents of the plan ought not sell Bobby Jindal short. He's already shepherded two sweeping reform packages into state law, he's earned high marks for exhibiting extraordinary leadership during a series of natural disasters along the Gulf Coast, and he was essentially re-elected by acclamation in 2011 -- carrying 66 percent of the vote. Louisiana's can-do governor has now fixed his sights on uprooting the state's tax code and replacing it with an entirely new system. Go...
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Hey, Bobby, my ancestral state of Florida, my native state of Mississippi, and my adopted home state of Alabama are drowning in sales tax. All three have a nominal (at most) income tax. Could it be that my wife's state of Louisiana is trying to prove their Southern bona fides? If that's the case, old Ben Butler must be dancing the fandango in Hell together with the first president of LSU.
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