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Flat Tax or Fair Tax?

phunyfarm Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 8:12 AM
Fair Tax for me please. Me thinks it is too simple and reasonable for any governing body to understand. The government prefers to try to "baffle you w/ BS". In addition we have a greedy, selfish over-inflated government and over half the population to support. Do you feel comfortable in your own country these days? Kind of like "waiting for the other shoe to fall..." maybe?

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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