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Flat Tax or Fair Tax?

Rhcrest Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 5:36 AM
The other benefit to a fair tax is that the gov't would no longer know what you bought sold and how much you made during the year. It is none of the gov'ts damn business!

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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